BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

DID you know…that Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born on the same day and the same year… 206 years ago today

On 12 February 1809, Charles Darwin was born in Shropshire to a wealthy family: his father was Dr Robert Darwin and  his mother Susannah was the daughter of Josiah Wedgwood, … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Monday Creative Writing Exercise because it’s a good way to start the week: Magic for grown ups

photo credit: Iguana Jo via photopin cc Magic Realism is a literary genre where extraordinary and magical things happen but – and this is probably the defining quality – the … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment