We asked Writing School participants past and present to share with us some of their recent publishing and writing successes. If you’re a current participant or you took one of our courses in the past and you’d like to tell us about your own successes, please do get in touch. Email Clare on: email@example.com.
“I’m trying to write a novel.” At one time, I would have said this in a whisper – if I’d admitted it at all. Although I’ve been writing since childhood, I kept my stories to myself for many years. I told myself the privacy was important for several reasons – mainly because the time I
It’s odd to think of poems as made things in the way we might make a cake, a cup of tea, a flower bed, a brick wall, a home… but the metaphor stands; a poem is a construction. Imagine this: we have in front of us half a dozen trugs or buckets, and in each
Picture this: I’m at a book festival, running around corralling authors and talking to attendees. Person A says to me, “You know, I’ve had this idea for ages, and I want to write a book. I just have no idea where to start.” This question is one I can pretty much guarantee I’ll get at