Startword – I thought that I had made it up, but the word exists. It means a sequence of letters that begin a word that could exist in a particular language.  ‘STR’ could begin any number of words in English -how many can you think of?  But if you saw the letters ‘DZI’ you wouldn’t expect an … Continue reading Startwords

Things I am not

This is an idea borrowed from the poet, Naomi Shihab Nye.  I used it in a workshop recently and we had a good time. We all wrote something quite different and intriguing and fun.  Write a list of things that you are not – an oak tree, a bus driver, an elephant, a Roman soldier, a … Continue reading Things I am not