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MY BOOKS from Winnie the Pooh and World War II to Brain Surgery First lines, first books, first literary loves….and more

BY Josie Darling: specialist nurse, mum of four, swimmer, gardener, scribbler. Blog: What’s the first book you remember reading (or being read to you)? Zaralda and the ogre What’s … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · 5 Comments

MONDAY CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE because it’s a good way to start the week: POETRY

This exercise comes from the poet Julia Darling who felt that often we write too literally, too logically or self-consciously, when some of our best work comes from imaginative leaps … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · Leave a comment