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Why we founded Chalk the Sun …

For two decades, we had enjoyed teaching and sharing our experience of writing and working in the media to help others fulfill their creative potential.

However, form-filling and bureaucracy in education were driving us insane so we decided to get back to basics – talking, teaching, and sharing brilliant ideas with other imaginative people. We liked the notion of working next to a nice bar with comfy sofas too… and so did some of our talented colleagues who joined us.

Ardella and Jo

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Is your Heroine Dull and Worthy?

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Writers often tell me they have a problem with their heroine: she is boring and indistinct. Minor characters are leaping off the page, full of flaws and foibles, life-like and life-affirming, while the main [...]

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