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A facebook page for creative writers — Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

This week I want to recommend a facebook page. City Lit in central London is the largest adult education centre in Europe and is now has a very active page … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

A literary genre that could save the world – Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

I may be way behind the times with this, but I’ve just heard of a new science fiction genre – CI FI = climate fiction. It covers global warming and … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Word Hearts – a delicious way of not writing: Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

Word Hearts is fun. More than fun. But there’s no doubt it is a diversion from the business of writing so only use it to treat yourself when you’ve written … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

News about writerly things delivered to your inbox every day – Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

GALLEYCAT covers everything a writer or a reader might be remotely interested in: there’s publishing news with an American slant but with a decent international perspective, writers resources which at … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

HOW TO WRITE A BLOG EVERYONE WANTS TO READ Safari Friday (a day early!) searching the web for writers and readers

If you’ve ever thought about writing your own blog and weren’t sure how to start I have the perfect website for you. Called How To Make My Blog it covers … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

A modest author’s scrapbook of useful discoveries — Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

I came across Jerry Sims blog a few weeks ago. He describes himself as a relative novice in the world of digital publishing but he’s set himself a challenge for … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

WRITER BEWARE! hunting down scams and writing pitfalls — Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

I’ve just discovered a long established American website that performs a great public service to writers across the world. Although sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

TECHNICAL GIZZMOS FOR WRITERS Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

Haven’t done a Safari Friday post for awhile but I wanted to tell you about TECH FOR WRITERS a new feature on a New Zealand blog Hunting Down the Writing. … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

READING RECOMMENDATIONS — Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

READING RECOMMENDATIONS is a blog for readers and writers.  Run by Susan Toy its intention is to promote authors and their recently published work written in English – both traditionally … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers — a selection of some of the best from last year

Here’s a small sample of the websites and online resources I discovered in 2013. They demonstrate what a generous lot writers are – here are places you can learn your … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Website celebrating the short story — SAFARI FRIDAY SEARCHING THE WEB FOR WRITERS AND READERS

Short Stops is a new – very new – website dedicated to the short storyin the UK and Ireland. It officially opens on Sunday November 17th but it is already … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers — a writing group with a difference

By chance I’ve just come across a Writers Group that meets about a quarter of a mile from where I live in a very nice pub (Brighton is blessed with … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Safari Saturday: searching the web for writers and readers — a free library for the world

Many of you will already know about and use Project Gutenberg, but some things can’t be mentioned too often and this is one of them. History It began on 4th … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers — a writer’s research site

Tine Hreno is an author and creative consultant and she keeps her blog Writers in London in the 1890s as a place to record and share her  research on Oscar … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 1 Comment