for writers and readers….

Fill that notebook! A confidence-building class for writers with experience AND absolute beginners.

The basics: Friday morning in Brighton in a studio facing the sea for four weeks starting on September 29. 10.30am until 12.30 What: A small-in-numbers, big-in-ideas class with plenty of … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

REDEMPTION SONG BLOG TOUR: Idiotic Idioms: ‘Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach’

I’m proud to be part of Laura Wilkinson’s blog tour celebrating her latest novel REDEMPTION SONG.  Laura’s a bit of a renaissance woman: a writer of uputdownable stories, a gifted … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

I’ve been a bit quiet lately but there’s a good reason for that…

I’ve been on a writer in residence scheme which allowed me to write every waking moment (but only if I wanted to): I set my schedule and my goals. My … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · 12 Comments

Can writing be taught? And what do writing teachers teach?

Originally posted on Nail Your Novel:
The other night I was watching The Rewrite, in which a Hollywood scriptwriter reluctantly becomes a writing teacher. In the early part of the…

February 23, 2015 · 5 Comments