Lightning Pens!
writing

Lightning Pens!

Quick quick quick – less than 2 weeks until the closing date for this year’s 500 words competition  so get out that pen (if you haven’t already). If you’re aged between 5-13 there’s still time to enter an amazing story (until the 23rd Feb) and win loads of prizes. Here’s how you enter  and you can … Continue reading

Live or Rehearsed? – Megan Rix / Ruth Symes
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Live or Rehearsed? – Megan Rix / Ruth Symes

Some people prefer to rehearse a lot before they give a performance and some are more comfortable just ‘winging’ it. The first way can lead to a polished professional performance, or not. The second way to a natural and friendly one, or not. I think live and rehearsed performances are a bit like writers who plan out their stories meticulously before … Continue reading