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Brainstoryum (Inspiration for Creative Writing)

12 EpisodesProduced by Anna TizardWebsite

What is inspiration? Can we learn to be more inspired? YES! By exercising our imaginations and pushing them beyond their usual limits.Award-winning dreampunk and contemporary fantasy author Anna Tizard explores the enigma of inspiration, mixing profound ideas with zany humour.She also plays the surr… read more


#5. The Shape of a Story: Building and Varying Tension in Your Creative Writing (followed by zany game of Exquisite Corpse!)

Another insightful and unexpected discussion about inspiration, followed by a ZANY round or two of Exquisite Corpse. 

This time, part 1 is all about how to vary the tension in your creative writing, drawing on some unusual tips and principles... drawn from the world of acting.

Part 2 is as bizarre as ever: Anna Tizard brainstorms story ideas mixing up YOUR words and phrases. 

Tune in, be inspired - and laugh your head off!

And don't forget to keep those words coming in. The Socks of Destiny need you at:!

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