Blog 42

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.

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Blog 43

Drawing Blood From Stone

Creatively Challenged?

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.

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Blog 25

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...

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Blog 26

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.

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Blog 27


Characterisation Part I

We’re into weird here at Headland.

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Blog 28

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.

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Blog 30

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.

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Blog 31

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...

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Blog 32

Narrative Voice

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’.

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