Is the Writers’ Notepad Becoming a Thing of The Past? #MondayBlogs

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Do you use notepads to plot out your stories?

When I was young, I could always be found wedged between my bed and the radiator with a notepad and pen in hand. As writers, we are always creating something, whether that’s a scene, new idea, character bio, or even a poem/story.

I loved writing and as soon as I was old enough to hold a pencil I started creating little stories and filling page after page of notes. When my parents moved house recently I was given the obligatory ‘box of crap memories from your childhood’ that every parent keeps in the loft.

Mine contained old school reports (apparently I talked too much!!), my vinyl records, and a collection of school books/notepads.


Most of the stories were written back in 1982 when I was a bright-eyed ten-year-old, and they were highly entertaining to re-read. The memories of long forgotten ideas…

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