Tag Archives: Helen Yendall

Old habits die hard!

I’m considering taking up Morning Pages again, as a way to accelerate the word count of my current writing projects. I came across this last year at Blog About Writing — Helen Yendall being a real advocate of this practice and still … Continue reading

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I’m in the TV Times again …

The title says it all — yet another of my letters published in the new edition of the TV Times. Unfortunately, on this occasion my submission was shortened and reworded, which I found a little dispiriting, especially because I don’t … Continue reading

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Deluded or aspirational? You decide.

Now that the decorations have been cleared away and the festive season is yet another memory in the catalogue of Christmases past, our thoughts turn to the coming year and what we hope to achieve. As I’ve already said, I … Continue reading

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Free-forming!

Helen Yendall has made a couple of references recently to ‘Morning Pages’ on her Blog About Writing. (Helen’s doing well as I noticed her blog also had a mention on Charlie Britten’s Write On last week; this time talking about … Continue reading

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The X Factor

I am in awe of those writers who manage to take an age-old theme and reconstitute it to create something fresh and invigorating. In particular, I am referring to the Wells Festival of Literature winning story, ‘Erosion’ by Barbara Leahy. … Continue reading

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The Power of the Printed Word

Imagine my delight on receiving the post this morning to discover that within the covers of a copy of Writing Magazine was my letter (published on page 10), expounding the virtues of Helen Yendall’s writing advice. As my gremlin has been working … Continue reading

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