Robo Rob

This is Robo Rob who is part of a board game to help teach children about the basic concepts of programming but Rob also does jobs and could be called […]

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Poetry TEDx Talk

TED talks are an amazing source of material for writers but this one is actually about writing poetry.

Writing Challenges

NaPoWriMo 2017

April is National Poetry Writing Month as well as several other writing challenges. The origins of the poem a day writing drive can be found here and it is also […]


Rock Pools

Rock pools are little worlds onto themselves, little creatures interacting with hierarchy. Do they realise that there is a world out there that is bigger? A whole ocean for little […]


Idea Spiral

Idea have a habit of breeding more ideas, this can be brilliant and make you really productive or it can de-rail the writing process and you simple have too many […]

Pep Talks

Weekend Time is Rhyme Time

Weekends (or when ever your days off are) are valuable, if you are not a full time writer then weekends are often the golden time for writing. Set some solid […]



Who is your favourite hero or anti-hero? What is it that intrigues you about them? Are they squeaky clean and perfect or do they have a dark past to hide […]


Reverse It

Look at processes like growing old or the progression of seasons and how the plants behave, think about all the little interconnections and how they rely on each other and […]

About WoPo

It’s The Write Time!

Today is the first of February which can mean only one thing! That’s right it is poetry writing time Though we here at WoPo put out writing stimuli and exercises […]

Guest Bloggers

The Quiet Compere

I am Sarah L Dixon, also known as The Quiet Compere. Why did I make Cheltenham the Finale of the tour? Four years ago I knew very little about Cheltenham […]


Light and Luminosity

It is the International Year of Light which is something you could spend a good 15 minutes researching and light festivals from previous years produce some amazing images to write […]