Category: Writing

List of Phobias

A list of phobias with a brief description of each one. Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing. Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects […]

16th January 2023

NaNoWriMo 2023

For years I’ve always found the thought of NaNoWriMo quite intimidating and was put off by the sheer amount of words that have to be […]

11th January 2023

Words To Use More Often

Just some of my favourite words! lovely proper beautiful swell absurd flawless unique precious hullabaloo scrumptious dandy squabble secure contemplate audacity lousy embrace likely inflection […]

1st January 2023

Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules

Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t […]

13th December 2022

Questions To Ask About Magic

When thinking about adding magic to your world building, these are some questions to ask Who has it? Who can use it? Where does it […]

16th November 2022

Father Knox’s Decalogue

The Ten Rules of (Golden Age) Detective Fiction Monsignor Ronald A. Knox (1888-1957) was a British clergyman, editor, a literary critic, a humourist and a […]

16th May 2022

When Something Really Smells

You know when something really smells, it sometimes requires a word other than smells, something to distinguish its ripeness, or malodorous nature. Why not try […]

13th February 2022