The Trouble with Inspiration – Crime Writer Peter Temple QUOTES FOR WRITERS
Inspiration isn’t to be trusted says crime writer Peter Temple
A Lucky Lady who is Not in Love Writes to Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper
Would you learn how to play the harp-lute at your beau’s insistence? Would you keep the beau?
The Horror of Fairytales – A Halloween Quote for Writers
Every fairytale had a bloody lining. Every one had teeth and claws.
Could you Deal with a Mistress who is a Barometer in a Bonnet? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Can
Imagine yourself a maid in a Regency House with a Mistress that blows hot and cold according to the weather. How do you cope? You write to Mrs Finnegan, of course
An Author’s Duty to be Truthful – Elizabeth Strout QUOTES FOR WRITERS
What responsibility does an author have to a reader?
American novelist Elizabeth Stout is convinced there are two unbreakable duties, although she doesn’t akways know how to achieve it.
Writing is a Struggle but it Shouldn’t be for Your Readers – Joe Moran QUOTES FOR WRITERS
Writing is a strange, cumbersome, artificial process. It takes a lot of work to make your words clear to the reader. The comic singer Neil Innes used to start his … Continue reading
A Wife Finds Something in her Husband’s Luggage that Makes her Turn to Brighton’s Regency Houskeeper
Mrs Finnegan remains the loyal, reliable and hard-working Housekeeper at The Regency Town House and continues to GIVE pithy and pertinent advice to readers. She is nothing if NOT consistent I FOUND … Continue reading
It’s all Fur and Feathers for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper
Mrs Finnegan, working class ORACLE and guide to the GENTRY, is ONLY able to sharpen her Quill and write these CHRONICLES when not OCCUPIED with her duties as Housekeeper at … Continue reading
Trust Your Ear and Read Aloud – Joe Moran QUOTES FOR WRITERS
If you get the rhythm of your writing right, the other things tend to fall into place. Most people know the grammatical rules of writing more than they think they … Continue reading
A Mother NOT Entirely Happy with her Daughter Writes to Brighton’s Regency HouseKeeper
Mrs Finnegan is a celebrated EXPERT on MOST things and WELCOMES letters from all, no matter HOW grand or LOWLY. She does ALL this while still maintaing her daily duties … Continue reading
Remembering Your Home – Beth Kephart QUOTES FOR MEMOIR WRITERS
Our childhood houses offered, at their most basic, shelter. But they also served as round-the-clock stage sets, as a kind of theater in which we were both actor and audience… … Continue reading
Misery in the Ballroom – Another problem for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper
Mrs Finnegan – purveyor of wisdom and SAGE of the serving classes – is housekeeper at The Regency Town House in Brunswick Square, Brighton. SINCE THE BALL on Saturday I have not … Continue reading