Literary frontiers & emerging voices
ZEALANDIA Te Māra a Tāne Essay Prize
September 10, 2017
So you think you have writer’s block? Think again.
Writing through it
We’re continuing our series looking at writing through creative challenges. We recently featured ‘Drawing Blood From Stone’ by Kate Joy Tobin.
August 20, 2017
Drawing Blood From Stone
Welcome to another blog series for a new issue! For Issue 10 we’re looking at creativity and how to deal with a rut, writers’ block, slump.
June 25, 2017
People Not Characters
Characterisation Part III
Ray Bradbury wrote in Zen in the Art of Writing: “Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to...
June 10, 2017
Borrowing a rib and breathing life
Characterisation Part II
Following on from Craig Burnett’s post Kirk, and continuing our characterisation series, we hear from Alie Benge on crafting a believable character.
May 29, 2017
Characterisation Part I
We’re into weird here at Headland.
May 14, 2017
So, um, what is creative nonfiction exactly?
By Headland Managing Editor Liesl Nunns
We love getting creative nonfiction submissions at Headland. We’d love to get more. We’d love to publish more.
February 5, 2017
Who is telling our stories?
Narrative Voice: Part Three
We’re wrapping up our Issue 8 narrative voice series with Charlotte Rutty. Read previous posts by Sandra Arnold and Emma Robinson.
January 30, 2017
Narrative Voice: Adjusting the shadows
Voice and other questions: Part Two
We asked Headland authors featured in Issue 8 some questions around narrative voice: do they write with a particular message in mind or greater thematic purpose? Is...
January 15, 2017
Voice and other questions: Part One
For Issue 8 we’re exploring narrative voice. We asked a couple of Issue 8 writers some questions about their ‘voice’.