BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Remember…Stephen Hawking QUOTES FOR WRITERS and everyone really…

Remember to look up at the stars & not down at your feet.Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. However difficult … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

What you get from Reading – Dr Seuss QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr Seuss   Photo by JOSHUA COLEMAN on Unsplash

April 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 · 3 Comments

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

April 1, 2018 · 13 Comments