Scary Writing by Ellen Renner
creativity / empowerment / GHB / inspiration / writing

Scary Writing by Ellen Renner

Happy Halloween! Let’s celebrate this most frightening of festivals by talking about the scariest thing writers face in their day-to-day working lives. Not rejection letters from publishers, or fierce editorial feedback, or even negative reviews. The scariest thing is the blank page. Every writer I have met – from young beginners to experienced pros – … Continue reading

The Brown-Envelope Scenario, or Ditching the Writing L Plates; by Ellen Renner
creativity / empowerment / GHB / inspiration / reading / writing

The Brown-Envelope Scenario, or Ditching the Writing L Plates; by Ellen Renner

  When I am out and about doing writery things, I’m always slightly nervous that someone (a teacher, a parent, a friend of a friend) will suddenly reach into a bag and pull out a large, brown, A4-sized envelope. And I know the dreaded moment has arrived when someone is going to ask me to … Continue reading