When you join Thanet Creative as a charity member you add your voice to ours. With a collective, your voice and ours together is far more powerful than when separate. Standing up for writers One of the things that Thanet Creative exists … Continue reading Why adding your voice to ours matters
I could give you advice on writing better (in general) but as I am still learning, here is what the experts are saying. We recently asked what makes a good writer? Here are some tips (mostly from other people) on how … Continue reading Advice on writing better
Hack writing is the fastest way to go from interesting story to trite and boring without really trying. In almost all cases hack writing is a result of lazy storytelling often combined with a failure to write for the reader. How … Continue reading How many of these hack writing techniques are you guilty of?
Female characters. For whatever reason, they do not get the same page time as their male counterparts. There are no good reason for it aside from perhaps a lack of understanding of how to write a compelling female character. Following … Continue reading How to write interesting and compelling female characters
What makes a good writer? Specifically, what does it take to make you a good writer? This post is inspired by Thanet Writer and author, Matthew Munson’s blog post. I took his main points and examined them one by one to … Continue reading What makes you a good writer?
A new site, a new competition! Are you ready, writers? Explain the series of events that ties these images together How to enter Unlike our last competition which ran week to week, this one will run month to month. Also … Continue reading September Writing Competition
Thanet Creative exists to create opportunities for Thanet’s many writers. Some of us writers like to blog – here are five ways you can. Blogging for sites related to your field of writing is a fantastic way to get new links. Those … Continue reading 5 ways to blog from Thanet now
A term that we have used on this blog a lot is “Thanet’s writers”. What do we mean exactly? It could, for example, be taken to mean the historical writers from Thanet’s past. People like Dickens, for example. This is, … Continue reading What do we mean by “Thanet’s writers”?
Thanet Creative Writers is now Thanet Creative. If you want to know what’s up with the new name, keep reading. At our AGM yesterday members voted unanimously to simplify our name from Thanet Creative Writers to Thanet Creative. This was in … Continue reading Thanet Creative (formally Thanet Creative Writers)
Welcome to Thanet Creative on Author Buzz Blogs. This will be the new home of the site of the charity previously known as Thanet Creative Writers. Here we will be posting the same great stuff that we had been sharing on … Continue reading Hello world!
Andy Weir is the author behind the book behind the film “The Martian”. The film contract was agreed within four days of the print contract. This is how Andy Weir did that. There is a video coming up with Andy … Continue reading How a platform got Andy Weir published
Establishing a safe space for writers to share work is one of the most important things a host must do. As hosts, we have a responsibility to look after the writers that we receive into our gatherings. Some writers, perhaps … Continue reading Creating a safe space for writers