Blog Posts tagged: creativity

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5 Ways to Recharge Your Creativity

All creatives experience fallow periods now and then - find out a few great ways to tackle a slumps with advice from writer Heather Richardson.

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Five Things: Reasons to Leave Your Writing Desk

Chained yourself to your writing desk and getting nowhere? Writer Karyn Dougan shares five fab reasons for walking away and letting the ideas come to you.

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Writing Under the "Black Cloud"

Writer Karyn Dougan discusses the challenges and potential benefits of writing about – and with – mental health conditions.

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Sticks, Stones, and Storm Troopers: Making Music More Creative at Home

Heather Armstrong, Creative Skills Programme Manager for Starcatchers, explores some practical ways to get more creative with music at home

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Scottish Children's Book Awards: 6 Reasons Why You Should Write a Book Review

Find out why your pupils should write book reviews for the Scottish Children's Book Awards shortlisted titles - including the chance to win an author visit for your school!

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The Whys and Hows of Creating a Reading Den

Ready to create a reading den in your home? It's easier than you think, thanks to these tips from Zoe Toft

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Five Ways to Get Your Creative Thoughts Flowing

Editorial and literary consultant Claire Wingfield tells us her top five tips for keeping the writing coming along.

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Announcing the SCBA book trailer competition

Action! Tips on getting creative with book trailers in your classroom

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3 ways to have fun writing outside with children

Poet Mandy Haggith suggests simple activities to try with your pupils.

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Exploring science through literature

The long-lasting benefits of good science writing

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