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We Are Poets

November 26th, 2014

We-Are-Poets-blogRight, listen, stop wasting time reading my blog and click on this link so that, at least once in your life, you get to see the We Are Poets Youtube Teaser. It’s not long – only three and a half minutes. But I guarantee that, unless you’re getting married later or waiting for the birth of your first child, it’ll be the best three and a half minutes of your day. Read the rest of this entry »




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So You Think Writing’s Easy Do You?

August 20th, 2014

editing-blogRight, listen. I’ve got to get this off my chest – writing is no simple thing. Read the rest of this entry »




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For the Love of Poetry

March 14th, 2014

I was delighted to learn that Edge was a winner in the recent Writers Bureau poetry competition as this comes hot on the heels of an Earlyworks Press first prize, and the publication of four of my poems in their recent poetry anthology Sharp as Lemons. Read the rest of this entry »




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Ten Top Tips For Writing the Perfect Competition Poem

September 9th, 2013

Our poetry competition is now open! So, use these ten top tips to make your entry a real contender. Read the rest of this entry »




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Something for New Writers!

August 2nd, 2013

Thanks to Michelle for last week’s post about pitching to editors.  I’d particularly like to highlight her first tip: stick to the point. You’d be surprised how many writers are incapable of being concise and seem intent on telling an editor their life story. I find this surprising as many now use Twitter and I’d have thought the discipline of expressing ideas in 140 characters or less would have rubbed off on their pitches.  Read the rest of this entry »




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