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December 30th, 2010

Writing courses I began my writing career in 1999 after sending for the Comprehensive Writers Bureau Course. My first article was published in ‘The Lady’ magazine in December of the same year, and I’ve worked full-time as a freelance writer ever since.  This August I began the Novel and Short Story Writing Course. After eleven years of writing non-fiction I needed a new challenge.  Since begining the course I’ve sold some short stories, and made the follow up list from the Mills & Boon ‘New Voices’ competition.  I’ve also completed a novella and have started my first novel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Does your poetry need refining?

October 15th, 2010

Having worked from my present home as a tutor for 35 years, I amassed enough paperwork to account for the demolition of a couple of forests.  When I cleared it all out to prepare my study for decorating, one of the things I unearthed was my leather bound Complete Works of  Shakespeare, originally my Nana’s school prize.  Riffling through the pages got me wondering which of today’s poets would still be read regularly in another four hundred years. Read the rest of this entry »

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