Tag Archives: Karen Cochrane

Great New Creative Writing from Karen Cochrane

Please find some of Karen’s latest writing to thrill and inspire you. Jilted The skirt rustled and swaying around her settling like a forlorn cloud around her frozen body. So cold. So very cold. Frozen to the very depth of … Continue reading

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Crime Writing Presentation

As promised, this is the presentation that was given at the Pens meeting 20 July 2016 . Take a good look through as there is a lot of wonderful guidance to stimulate the creative little grey cells ! Click on … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report 06 July 2016

Lots to look forward to plus great sharing makes for yet another positive meeting ! Our agenda for today was to discus the proposed programme for the next six months then share some of our writing. See the NEW PROGRAMME here but don’t … Continue reading

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‘The 39 Steps’ workshop creative writing

As mentioned in the last Pens meeting report, here are the interesting and diverse pieces of 10 minute  spot writing exercise from the wonderful ’39 Steps’ Workshop with Jan Watts. We are also starting a wider collection on the same … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report 17 February 2016

Who knew that just 39 steps could take us so far? From a creative writing group, you might have come to expect a string of superlatives for everything that goes on. Sometimes though, perhaps less is more and we think it … Continue reading

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Wheelie Bins in Space – Karen Cochrane

Winner of the Pens ‘Wheelie Bin’ mini competition November 2015. Radio interference squealed and shrieked as the three aliens sat huddled together on the top of the windswept hill. ‘Earth to Central, Earth to Central, come in …….’ Antennas quivered … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report – 4 November 2015

What a great meeting this one turned out to be! Are we On Fire or what ? The ‘In House Wheelie Bin’ poetry competition closed and many entries were handed in so we are awaiting the results at the next … Continue reading

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