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So, Once You’ve Finished Writing It …

September 17th, 2014

Buy-My-Book-blogIf you’ve read any of my other blogs, you’ll know that I started writing a Fantasy Trilogy back in nineteen ninety blah. Now, I have no excuse, I’m just very slow (and easily distracted). But working on the assumption that I will finish it one day – what then? Read the rest of this entry »




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The Book Was Better

September 15th, 2014

Book-Better-blogDon’t you envy film directors? They have so many ‘things’  to help tell their stories: costumes, sets, props, special effects, orchestras – a whole arsenal of tools to generate mood, build up tension, put our minds at ease … And what do we writers have? Words. Read the rest of this entry »




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Onwards and Upwards!

September 12th, 2014

 

After three years with The Writers Bureau I’m  excited and a little bit sad to say that I’m now moving on to a new role doing what I’ve always wanted to do. As of 1st September 2014 I started my training as a Primary School teacher. Read the rest of this entry »




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Degrees of Writing

September 10th, 2014

graduation capHere’s something I’ve wanted to talk about for a while – back in March, Hanif Kurreishi caused a stir saying that creative writing courses were a “Waste of time.” Read the rest of this entry »




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Ten Top Tips For a Winning Short Story

September 8th, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe results of the Writers Bureau’s 2014 Short Story Competition were announced last week. Glenda Cooper – 1st prize, bagged herself  a very tasty £500 (which isn’t to be sniffed at). Her story ‘Kissing Him Goodbye’ is on the website, one of the four winning pieces; all well worth reading, if you’ve not been there already. Read the rest of this entry »




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