BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Saturday Afternoon Writing Workshop with lunch (and early bookers get a free copy of my writing guide)

This is a first. I’ve taught in all kinds of places: art galleries and university lecture theatres, under a Mediterranean sun and in cold church halls, but never before in … Continue reading

June 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meet the bestselling authors of two amazing books set in Brighton SUNDAY SALON AT THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE

Picture the drawing room at The Regency Town House in Brunswick Square. You come on your own (The Sunday Salon is definitely the kind of event that welcomes solo visitors) … Continue reading

May 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Christmas tension mounting? Here’s a book that will help without mentioning turkeys or stuffing (although family does crop up quite often))

Think of Making Friends with Anxiety as an early Christmas present to yourself. Written  by international bestselling author Sarah Rayner, it oozes compassion without a hint of patronising  superiority or … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Out of Our Minds – Brighton writers exploring mental health and the benefits of creative writing

Mental health conditions and psychiatric disorders have always interested writers and driven plot lines. Can fiction shed light and help us understand mental illness and how does the process of … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why writers need to have empathy

Just before Christmas Sarah Rayner, author of five novels including the international bestseller One Moment One Morning pointed me in the direction of this excellent short film that dissects the … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Brighton afternoon of books and tea drinking with the city’s best selling authors (and me)

THE DATE is Saturday May 18th. TIME 2.30 pm to 5 pm. THE PLACE  is SUNSHINE ART CAFE in Hove Street, near the sea and the station. More details HERE … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · 3 Comments