BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

How to overcome writer's doubt – Diana Marie Delgado QUOTES FOR WRITERS

My problem isn’t writer’s block—it’s writer’s doubt. I sit down but I often doubt that I can finish what’s in front of me. So, I’m not a writer who typically … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Two opportunities in 2020 for artists, scientists and teachers to sail the Arctic Circle

CRAVING ADVENTURE as you look towards the new year and a new decade? Sailing the Arctic Circle in a traditional rigged sailing ship in the company of fellow artists (all … Continue reading

December 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

It rained when it should have snowed…Seamus Heaney QUOTES FOR WRITERS

It rained when it should have snowed. When we went to gather holly the ditches were swimming, we were wet to the knees, our hands were all jags and water … Continue reading

December 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Is there a writer in your life? Treat them to an experience at a bargain price that will last long after Christmas Day

You’re busy so I won’t waffle… Bestselling novelist Sarah Rayner and I have been running Saturday workshops in her lovely Brighton home since the summer. We love doing it and … Continue reading

December 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

True humour is the antidote to dogmatism and fanaticism – Nick Cave QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Humour is not lack of gravity and it is not frivolity. Rather, it is the merciful oxygen that can envelop seriousness and prevent it from becoming a grim contagion that … Continue reading

December 15, 2019 · 2 Comments