Top Tips for Creative Writing

Firstly, enjoy what you write, have a passion for it and the words will come to you. Choose a subject that either you know about or one that you’re happy to research. Plan. Make a rough outline of the story so that you know which direction the story is headed. And much like a carContinue reading “Top Tips for Creative Writing”

Creative Writing: learning for fun

At Hoo’s Writing Corner, we believe in writing, any kind of writing, whether you’re writing for fun, or education, or both.  We believe that learning doesn’t have to come from a class textbook and can be taught practically from a variety of different resources – that’s why we created Hoo’s Writing Corner. Each month ourContinue reading “Creative Writing: learning for fun”

Early Christmas Gift

Everyone loves books. Relaxing, immersing yourselves in stories of horror, romance or a good mystery. They can take you to far off lands that you’ve yet to venture to, or throw you into a mystery story that you have to unravel. But you like writing – so you can also conjure up tales to entertainContinue reading “Early Christmas Gift”

Christmas Chills

Have you heard the latest?  This winter is going to be the coldest one we’ve had for a year?  While it’s great to be outdoors and enjoying the nature, National Trust anyone? – it’s sometimes even nicer to snuggle up in front of the fire with a nice hot chocolate, or mulled wine, and nowContinue reading “Christmas Chills”

Ready for the Holidays??

Don’t you just love the holidays, plenty of time to spend with the family, time for eating well and getting in that quality time? But what do you do if the kids start getting bored?  Here are some fun ideas. Decorate the house with Christmas snowflakes Write a letter to Santa Get a bauble kitContinue reading “Ready for the Holidays??”

Ho Ho Ho

Hands up who has put their Christmas tree up already? Doesn’t it just put you in the mood for cheer and merriment? The sparkly lights lifting your mood and reminding you, that yes, in the middle of the pandemic, we do have things to look forward to, even if those things may look a littleContinue reading “Ho Ho Ho”

Obsessed about Christmas

We love Christmas, we get excited about it all year round, even buying presents earlier and earlier so they’re all bought and wrapped before the end of November. This year, in particular, will be even more important, the chance to finally celebrate with those loved ones we’ve missed so much. Let’s make this one memorable!Continue reading “Obsessed about Christmas”

Bring on the Christmas cheer

December is almost upon us.  More and more sparkly lights start to appear and that only means one thing… Christmas is coming! So, unless you’re the kind of person that’s so organised that all your gifts are bought and wrapped come December, it’s time to head either to the shop (soon!) or online.  With moreContinue reading “Bring on the Christmas cheer”