Our next Masterclass for young writers will explore the power of words.
Now writers know that words are powerful, but sometimes, getting them to do exactly what you want them to do, can be tricky. In fact, let’s face it, it can be downright frustrating! But when we practise what I call, ‘writing small’ (that is capturing details and creating vivid word pictures and imagery), our writing can really surprise us. So if you’re thinking poetry and comics are lightlight players in the writing department – think again. Mastering the art of playing with words makes the difference between good and great writing and writers!
And of course, if we’re exploring and mastering a new artform, we need to work with people who have walked the path before us. (You can read about the positive benefits of working with authors here.)
Enter Bernard Caleo and Emilie Zoey Baker.
Two writers who make a living out of writing small: Bernard Caleo does this through the genre of comics and Emilie, through poetry
Together they refine words down to their very essence and ignite our imaginations with powerful imagery. Today, they both visit the blog to answer ten quick questions about writing and life. Continue reading →