BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Don’t waste time trying to perfect your beginning – says novelist Elizabeth Enfield QUOTES FOR WRITERS

The beginning has to anticipate and reflect what happens in the rest of the book and often you don’t know this until you have reached the end of the first … Continue reading

August 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Finish Your Book – a new guide to help you do just that

There are an awful lot of half-finished novels collecting dust in desk drawers or taking up space on hard drives. Perhaps a lot of them are truly awful and deserve … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

MY BOOKS by a writer who was read bedtime stories about the Napoleonic Wars and who would only save a book from burning if convinced it was truly the last copy. First lines, first books, first literary loves….and more

Lizzie/Elizabeth Enfield  is a writer and journalist, copious tea drinker and endless worrier. Her latest novel Ivy and Abe is a love story told over a lifetime and a series … Continue reading

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

You can never have too many festivals and we have a new one in Hove, actually

The first ever Hove Book Festival is only a few weeks away. Organised by bestselling novelist Dorothy Koomson, this is what’s on offer Write By The Sea With Simon Toyne, … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Probably shouldn’t be saying this….

I should probably pretend that this idyllic Brighton writers’ room doesn’t exist and that it isn’t run by two great writers with best selling books to their credit. I should … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 4 Comments