Category Archives: West Midlands

Water, Water, Everywhere…

A couple of weeks ago I went to an event run by the ‘Society of Authors’. It was a talk by author and Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant Ignaty Dyakov, entitled ‘Health for Authors: A Holistic Approach’ and it looked at strategies … Continue reading

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Writing Competitions & Writing Workshops

Hellooo! Have you got snow? I have heard news that some places (‘North’) have snow and I am jealous! It’s been cold here today but sunny too. Absolutely not a single snowflake in sight. But, moving on… I have news … Continue reading

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Setting Up a Book Club

This time last week the inaugural meeting of the ‘Evesham Festival of Words’ Book Club (ahem, set up by yours truly), was in full flow! Whee! I was a bit nervous beforehand, I must admit (mainly, in case no-one turned … Continue reading

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Another On-Line Column from My Personal Website

NaNo A quick NaNoWriMo update: I am still on target but as we’re not even half way through November yet, there’s plenty of time for it all to go terribly wrong! Yesterday, I didn’t know what to write. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Morning Pages v. 750 words … and lots of other stuff!

Do you remember, back in March, I told you about ‘750 words’? The plan was, I was going to try it for a month (because it’s free for a month!) and I think I promised to report back. Well, the … Continue reading

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Three Things About Evesham Festival 2019

1. It was HOT! (Saturday was the hottest day of the year. 32 degrees!) 2. I met author Mike Gayle on the Friday night, when he was the guest author at our launch event and he also announced the winners … Continue reading

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Spotted on Twitter in the Last Couple of Days

It may have passed you by but yesterday was National Writing Day (today is, apparently #National Sunglasses Day. Who knew?). I only found out about that – and, in fact, everything in this post, because I’ve been on Twitter for … Continue reading

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