A Poem from the Karori Class

This week the Karori Brain Bunny class were learning about poetry – in particular list poems, metaphors and similes. They were asked to come up with a topic as a group and each write one metaphor or simile on that subject. Then we put the lines together to create a collaborative poem. The Karori class chose the subject of “Death”, and here is their fantastic poem. Continue reading

Easter Holiday Writing Ideas

Drawing of bunnyHappy Easter everyone!

The school holidays are a great time to get started on a new story. Not sure where to start? Try the story starter below to get the creative ideas flowing. Continue reading

Holiday Creative Writing Inspiration Nine

This is the final post in the holiday creative writing inspiration series. I hope you’ve enjoyed the writing exercises over the last couple of months. Brain Bunny classes for term one start on the 19th February at the Whitireia Performance Centre in Wellington. I’d love to see you there, so if you haven’t already, please use the contact form to request an enrolment pack. Continue reading

Holiday Creative Writing Inspiration Seven

Pictures of faces cut from a magazineSometimes it can be useful to figure out more about the characters (the people) in your stories before you start writing. Even if it doesn’t all end up in your final piece of writing, information about your characters can help you get ideas about what might happen in the story, or even inspire a sequel! You might like to try some of the ideas below:   Continue reading