BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Is There Anyone There? Tickets now available for the Ghost Short Story workshop at Regency Town House

Booking has just opened for the three hour workshop I am running on with artist and printmaker Jill Vigus. IS THERE ANYONE THERE? Ghost Story  Writing Workshop Saturday October 6 … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hoping to make Crime pay? Free online Masterclass on crime writing might help…

The Writing Academy at Penguin Random House say they will reveal the secrets of crime writing in all its gory details in an online masterclass that will run later this week. … Continue reading

March 26, 2018 · 8 Comments

Make Crime Pay – leading literary agent is looking for new crime novelists

AM Heath is one of the UK’s major literary agents. It won’t be long before they are celebrating their 100th birthday and they have a very impressive author list. For … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 6 Comments

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

Reading like a Writer — Suspense

Suspense is perhaps the most important element that keeps readers turning the page or viewers glued to the cinema or television screen. Wanting to know what happens next seems to … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Which books scare a scary writer?

I am very lucky. In every issue of creative writing magazine WHAT THE DICKENS I invite a guest writer to recommend eight books that they have read, re-read and would … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mass Market writing opportunity – especially if you want to release your own 50 Shades of Grey…

If you are interested in writing for women’s magazines WOMAGWRITER’S BLOG is a must read. It’s generous in its advice and up to date in the information it gives (as … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment