BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Cezanne and the creative arts…ART FOR WRITERS

I’m not going to write about what Paul Cezanne did  with paint or his enormous influence on art because I know a lot of people reading this will have much … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 7 Comments

The writer’s style – Robert Frost: Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward. Robert Frost

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The making of a poem – Robert Frost Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting. A poem may be worked over once it is in being, but may … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Write a chilling ghost story…international competition and publishing opportunity

The Fiction Desk publish an anthology series dedicated to new short fiction, with volumes published in January, May and September. Individual books are available for £9.99, either from their website … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

A circular Christmas letter written in 1920

I’ve sent out my circular letters to friends and family across the world and received a few in returned. We exchanged news about new homes and old bones, about holidays … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dream Job?

Just seen this advert and it set me thinking… Editor, Poetry Review, The Poetry Society £30k-£33k pro rata, 2 days per week Published by the Poetry Society since 1912, Poetry … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 6 Comments