Get Over the Fear of Failure – Brandon Stosuy QUOTES FOR WRITERS
Even the most accomplished people deal with failure and ongoing self-doubt. You have to learn how to deal with it. Failure is how you learn. If you see it as … Continue reading
Launch Your Picture Book Career With This Competition
Would you like to write for the 3 to 5 year old age group?
UK publishers are running a picture book competition
Getting Your Own Back – Louise Glück QUOTES FOR WRITERS
There are a lot of reasons for writing and maybe one of them is just sometimes you want to get your own back on what life has thrown at you.
Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac – It’s Always Best to Keep in with the Right Kind of Saint
Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac of April 1836 reveals the saint of the week (a good man to know if you want to get ahead) and the adventures of a much travelled chandelier
The Last Thing to Do to Your Writing – Claire Kilroy QUOTES FOR WRITERS
Irish novelist Claire Kilroy on how to say goodbye to a piece of writing before sending it out to the world.
Mrs Finnegan Always Judges a Man by his Poker
How do you judge someone’s character? Mrs Finnegan believes you should observe how they treat a fire about to go out…
Easy Reading is Hard to Do…Enrique Jardiel Poncela QUOTES FOR WRITERS
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. Enrique Jardiel Poncela, Spanish playwright and novelist Image Credit: Bianca Van Dijk from Pixabay
Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac – the Protective Powers of Hot Cross Buns
More from the 1836 Almanac. Discover how to ease a burn with a snail, predict the weather by watching cows & play the games they enjoy in Hove on Good Friday (Warning: there’s a lot of kissing involved)
Love Books Competition 2023
Share your love for a favourite book, poem, or play and win the 2023 Marlborough LitFest competition
It’s Not Finding The Time To Write, It’s Finding The Right Time – Kelly Link QUOTES FOR WRITERS
American short story writer Kelly Link couldn’t work out why she hated doing the one thing that she wanted to do most in the world until she discovered it was all about timing.