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Quotes for Writers (and people who lies quotes) E. L. Doctorow

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon. E. L. Doctorow Related articles … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Originally posted on The View Outside:
Continuing with our editing theme (i hope you’re finding these posts helpful) today, you’re in for a treat, because i have a very special…

January 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Monday creative writing exercise because it’s a good way to start the week

What happened here on a damp February morning? And what did it have to do with a stolen handbag and the retired doctor who owns the building on the left? … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quotes for Writers (and peope who like quotes) Lawrence Block

One thing that helps is to give myself permission to write badly. I tell myself that I’m going to do my five or 10 pages no matter what, and that … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

Free listings. Promote your creative events

WHAT THE DICKENS, the quarterly print magazine about all things creative, now has a new listings section. Get in touch if you want to promote courses retreats submissions competitions writing … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Brighton Book Group for Writers – this week ELIZABETH HAYNES

Louisa Stevenson, organisor of the Book group for Brighton Writers, just dropped me a line to remind me that author ELIZABETH HAYNES will be visiting the group on Wednesday at … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

QUOTATIONS FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotations) LEO BABAUTA

Writers procrastinate on writing so much that the term “writer” is probably a misnomer. We should be called “putting things off-ists”. Leo Babauta

January 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dream Job?

Just seen this advert and it set me thinking… Editor, Poetry Review, The Poetry Society £30k-£33k pro rata, 2 days per week Published by the Poetry Society since 1912, Poetry … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 6 Comments

Did you know what a Booker prize-winning author earned in 2011?

£15,000 Novelist and playwright James Kelman, winner of the Man Booker Prize and twice nominated for the International Man Booker Prize, revealed in a speech last month that all he … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

WHAT the DICKENS magazine OUT NOW! 100 pages of creativity

Issue 7: The Journey Edition is in PRINT now thanks to a great bunch of folk who donated money via Sponsume. A preview of the magazine is still available online … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment