As a supposedly creative person, I should LOVE creative homework. Nope. For starters, my kids are 8 and 6. I don't believe that they should even get homework, apart from a bit of light reading. When I was a girl, etc etc... I occasionally imagine my mum's response if she had been tasked with some … Continue reading The curse of creative homework
So I saw this competition, called '8 Days of Ether'. The challenge: 8 days A new theme every day 24 hours to create and submit a short story of 500 words or less I'd never written anything so short before. I figured that 500 words wasn't really enough room to cover much or go very … Continue reading Adventures in flash fiction: 8 Days of Ether
NB: This first post on the blog relates to the blog's original name, Bitsa. Please read A Case of Identity to see why I changed its name to Wordster. What's a Bitsa? Naming this blog has so far been the most brain-racking part. I read various posts by the experts (see below for links!), who of … Continue reading Why Bitsa?