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A Writer’s Guide to Magic by Bea Davenport

I blame Bewitched. It was my must-see TV series when I was growing up and I still love it, even though I now watch through my fingers because of the … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Rule and The Exception by M.A. Griffin

I signed up for an online screenwriting course at UEA over Christmas. It ran for the first few weeks of February this year and I eagerly dived in. The whole … Continue reading

April 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The book that changed my writing life

After avoiding books on the craft of writing for years, I came across one that proved genuinely helpful.

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

TALES FROM THE TRUNK by Zoë Marriott

It is a truth universally acknowledged that any debut author whose name you see on a shelf in your local library or bookshop probably wrote at least one or two … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Abandoned Projects by Perdita Cargill

This is more a sad tale of a project abandoning me. Years ago (eight?) my house was burgled and my computer was stolen. Stuck in the side of that computer … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

The issue of being “on brand”

As far as you’re concerned, my writing history looks like this: To me, my writing history looks like this: Authors often talk about the projects in our past. Other yet-to-be … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · 10 Comments

At the Writers’ Cafe by Elli Woollard

Writing in cafes? I don’t. There. End of story. Actually it’s not, because I did once spend quite a while writing in a hospital café over the course of a … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

White Noise by Zoë Marriott

Sometimes peace and quiet is the last thing you need…

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Janet Edwards: Ten Things That A Writing Course Did For Me

In the autumn of 2007, I signed up for a writing class. There are many different types of writing courses to choose from, including online courses, short residential courses in … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment