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#THURSDAY TALKS

A new feature for #ThursdayTalks on the run up to Christmas is a series of gift ideas for book lovers! Our Kathryn started the bauble rolling (couldn’t help ourselves!!!) by looking at book box subscriptions and asking if they are worth it. This week, the TSW has been out and about, spying on what sort…

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#WEDNESDAYWORDS

Today’s #WednesdayWords follows on from yesterday’s celebration of Robert Louis Stevenson’s birthday by challenging you to use the following prompt in your next piece of writing!!!   The prompt is A strange case   …now, we wouldn’t be us, if we didn’t have a go ourselves (you know we find it hard to resist!!!). So…

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#TUESDAY TIPS

We are looking for buried treasure for today’s #Tuesday Tips as we celebrate the birthday of the great Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island and the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde which is today.   Stevenson was a man who battled illness with tuberculosis whilst keeping a desire to write. An…

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#MONDAYMOTIVATION

Do you think of yourself as a poet, a scriptwriter, a short story writer, or a novelist? Today’s #MondayMotivation looks at ways you can challenge yourself by switching your writing in to a new genre. This isn’t as difficult as you might think; often it allows us push ourselves creatively as writers. So, if you’ve…

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Remembrance Day 2018

  Today is Remembrance Day and The Student Wordsmith would like to take the opportunity to commemorate all those who were involved in two World Wars and later conflicts. This year Remembrance Sunday falls on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and to mark this we thought we would share…

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