When an idea strikes, do you feel the need to write it down?Continue reading “Scraps”
Where I write
My favourite place for writing is in bed. When up and dressed I sit in a doorway.Continue reading “A year through my window”
Poor old November. Poems have been written about its lack of personality. Yet it’s a month full of ordinary magic.Continue reading “9+ things to like about November”
From sea-swimming to the threat of snow – October in the Northern Hemisphere brings dramatic changesContinue reading “October: a gallery of change”
June marks the middle of the year… Continue reading “What do I know about June?”
‘You ask where I think the name of May comes from? Its origin’s not totally clear to me.’ (Ovid)
The months of the Gregorian calendar, their names and cultural associations, are historically connected with life in the Northern Hemisphere. But in Australia, May brings autumn or fall. My friend, the writer Sarah Klenbort, give us a view from Down Under. Continue reading “Guest post: May in Oz – the view from Down Under by Sarah Klenbort”
Dorset Writers Network workshop, with Rosanna Ley, Saturday 3 February, 10-12.
Venue: The White Room, The Chapel in the Garden, Bridport.
Anyone who has read Rosanna Ley’s novels will know how important a sense of place is to her writing. Continue reading “A sense of place – with Rosanna Ley”
‘A book launch is a bit like a wedding, except that you’ve done something to deserve it.’ Continue reading “Launching the Soup!”