Monthly Archives: September 2014

There’s Good News And Bad News

Oh, isn’t the life of a writer full of ups and downs? Today was the start of a new term for my writing class and I was thrilled to have 11 students there (the most I’ve ever had), including 3 … Continue reading

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Where I (Should) Write*

Those of you who read Writers’ Forum are probably familiar with Phil Barrington’s ‘Where I Write’ slot, which is always the last item in the magazine. This month it’s the turn of actress-turned-author Carol Drinkwater ‘on her olive farm in … Continue reading

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Writers Do It On Their Own. Or Do They?

Have you ever thought of writing ‘collaboratively’? Or, to put it another way – with someone else? One of the members of my class had an idea just before the summer term ended: how about writing a family saga ‘as … Continue reading

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We’ve Been To The Seaside!

I have been away. Not anywhere as exciting as Wendy’s Troglodyte cave in the Dordogne but neither was it as wet as Sally’s weekend in Gloucestershire (sorry, Sally! I take full responsibility, as I live here*). We went to Minstead … Continue reading

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