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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Worlds Apart

By Eithne Cullen Welcome to September's Thoughtful Tuesday page. This September has been overshadowed by the death of the Queen. Many people’s thoughts are with her and with her family; many need to take some time to reflect on her life and her passing. It’s a coincidence that I have this lovely ...

Monday Moments: The Journey Of Writing

Introduced By Holly King September is the month that signifies getting back to work. The summer is over, the holidays are over, school is starting again after the last (and longest) break of the year. The weather turns, the days get shorter, and you suddenly realise you don’t have as much ...

Showcase: Walking on the Moon, Rapunzel + Bedrooms

Edited by Amber Hall Hello and welcome to my fourth showcase. You can connect with me on Instagram: @amber.marie.123 and Twitter: @amber_marie_123. So far this month, we've explored the theme ‘Worlds Apart,’ and looked at the various ways this has been interpreted by our contributors. The pieces I've chosen this week all ...

Monday Moments: Speaking My Language

Introduced By Holly King Did you know that the Eskimo language has 30 words for snow? It's said that the number of words a culture has for something is an indication of its importance (I cast my mind back to Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, Frau Freud, and wonder what that claim ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Hodge Podge

By Eithne Cullen When I told our editor Madeleine I had a mixture of different kinds of pieces for today’s page, I was searching for a word to describe the mix: melange? eclectic? serendipity? Madeleine said she thought it sounded more like a hotch-potch, so that’s what it is. And to ...

Monday Moments: Nature Inspiring Creativity

Introduced By Holly King Moving into February and our new theme of Nature, Inspiring Creativity: Past, Present and Future,’ I have a whole forest of features from writers who are inspired by natural places. Nature is something that has been the focus of writers and artists for centuries, with pinnacle poems such ...

Showcase: Abandoned + Possibility + The Watcher

October's Showcases are introduced by Pen to Print and Write On! regular Michelle Sutton. As October nears its end, so does my time as Write On! Extra’s Showcase editor. My last Showcase falls on a very special day, besides it being the day before my birthday: 'Black Cat Day'. Beliefs and superstitions involving ...

Friday Features: Wellbeing Through Creativity

"I am a visual artist with a BA in Animation, working in painting and printmaking. My art exhibits visions of life-affirming energy and, as a result, people feel inspired, playful and joyful. My exhibitions and events create stimulating and engaging experiences that awaken the senses, memory and curiosity. I have ...