BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Spring Travel Writing Competition for fiction and non fiction

Nowhere is an online magazine that celebrates its 10th birthday this year. It publishes literary travel writing which they define as narrative with a strong sense of place, character or … Continue reading

April 16, 2018 · 4 Comments

Dorothy Parker’s definition of creativity QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye Dorothy Parker

April 15, 2018 · 6 Comments

Wellcome short list is dominated by women and new writers

The Wellcome Collection in central London is a place “for the incurably curious”. It is a museum and library that focusses on science and medicine and every year they award … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Free to enter poetry and prose competition for under-represented writers

Founded in 2013, the Creative Future Literary Awards are the UK’s only national writing competition and high profile awards ceremony for under-represented writers in the UK. Is this poetry and short fiction … Continue reading

April 9, 2018 · 18 Comments

Definition of a non-writing writer – QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity Franz Kafka

April 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Had your manuscript rejected? Nervous about approaching a publisher? Expert help is at hand…

Normally I just pass on information about writing opportunities, hoping that it will be useful but this time it’s different. I KNOW this course will be useful because I know … Continue reading

April 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

Why we all need to be told stories…Alan Rickman QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

April 1, 2018 · 13 Comments