Tag: themes

Feb 04

Poetry Competition Finalist!

Poetry Competition Finalist!   This Poem by a Lanzarote Creative Writing Group member was a poetry competition finalist. Leigh Whiting’s poem ‘Reverent Salutations to the Seasons’ was the runner up in The Writing Magazine poetry competition. The theme was ‘Seasons’. Leigh also writes short stories and is a keen member of the writing group. Reverent …

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Oct 22

Themes in Books

Themes in Books NB. Read ‘Introduction to Planning and Plotting a Novel‘ in Advice and Information before the class There is at least one successful writer who chooses a theme first and says she spends six months studying and researching before starting to create characters and the storyline. Jodi Picoult chooses big themes, such as …

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Jul 02

Themes in Fiction

Themes in fiction There is at least one successful writer who chooses a theme first and says she spends six months studying and researching before starting to create characters and the storyline. Themes such as infanticide, suicide…… Sometimes, the theme is well explored but the novel itself screams, ‘I have researched this topic and I …

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