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What Writers Can Learn from Lizards…Ray Bradbury QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Ray Bradbury reveals the important lesson writers can learn from the birds…and the lizards

March 26, 2023 · 1 Comment

Drum Roll If You Please…

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is delighted to announce that her almanac is about to be launched…

March 21, 2023 · 4 Comments

What is Mrs Finnegan Doing? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Explains All

Mrs Finnegan has become her husband’s debt collector as he is too much of a gentleman to do it himself. But she does nothing that would be unbecoming to a Brighton housekeeper

March 14, 2023 · 2 Comments

A Prize Better than Money for Short Story Writers

An extraordinary writing apprenticeship is available for short story writers who write with a political ethos

March 12, 2023 · Leave a comment

Throwing It All Into The Book – Paul Harding QUOTES FOR WRITERS

A quote from novelist Paul Harding – author of Pulitzer-Prize winning, Tinkers – reveals where he gets his inspiration

March 12, 2023 · 5 Comments

Yes, Mrs Finnegan is NOT back yet. Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Still has Far TOO Much To Do

Although readers clamour for her return, Mrs Finnegan is still too busy to take up her usual duties. However, she can solve the age-old problem of what to do when you’ve forgotten someone’s name….

March 7, 2023 · 6 Comments

The Choices and Consequences of the Stories We Share -Barney Norris QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Writer’s can’t just claim the right of free speech, they also have to weigh the consequences of their words…Novelist & playwright Barney Norris writing in The Author

March 5, 2023 · 3 Comments

Mrs Finnegan will RETURN — Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has NOT abandoned you entirely

Mrs Finnegan has been silent these past weeks but she returns to ASSURE her loyal readers that she is still alive AND still married.

February 28, 2023 · 3 Comments

How to Write a Wonderful Short Story – Advice from Ray Bradbury QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Ray Bradbury outlined an almost foolproof plan to develop a new writer’s skills and write a ‘wonderful’ short story in the process

February 26, 2023 · 14 Comments

Eavan Boland on the Seditious Nature of Poetry QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Eavan Boland, the Irish poet, author and academic, on how poetry can get away with it…

February 19, 2023 · 2 Comments

Nick Cave on Writing a New Song for 2023 QUOTES FOR WRITERS

“…I’m actually scared…” Nick Cave on the hard, hard work of writing and not being sure if you will make it this time

February 12, 2023 · 10 Comments

Alcohol and the Writer – Irwin Shaw QUOTES FOR WRITERS

I never drink while I’m working, but after a few glasses I get ideas that would never have occurred to me dead sober. Irwin Shaw Image by Pexels from Pixabay

February 5, 2023 · 3 Comments

To Wed or Not? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Makes Her Decision

Mrs Finnegan, leading housekeeper of her generation, makes up her mind about the MOST important decision of her life. From now on will anything be the same again?

January 10, 2023 · 4 Comments

Mrs Finnegan Gets Married…? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Reveals All in FULL and Previously Undisclosed detail

The day BEFORE her wedding Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper hears a confession from the lips of her husband-to-be that leaves a CHIP of ice in her heart. What should she do?

January 3, 2023 · 18 Comments