August Drama Prompt: The Artists’ Picnic

by Tallis Baker, Age 16, Australia Artwork by Lucy Zhang The drama prompt for August was to write a scene with two characters around the theme “picnic.”   PABLO and VINCENT have seen each other in the aisle of the shopping centre. PABLO: Hey! VINCENT: Oh, hi. PABLO: Are you going to the artists’ picnic...
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Why Writers Need Thick Skin: Part 2

by Lucy Zhang, jaBlog! Blogger & Artwork Designer Artwork by Lucy Zhang   A while ago, I wrote an article about why writers need thick skin. However, an important question remained unanswered: How does one go about getting thick skin? There are no shortcuts to any place worth heading towards. The best and most painful solution...
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