Having detached myself from the writing process and even the writing world for a month or two, I had no hesitation in dipping my toe back in the waters by helping at Hawkesbury Upton Litfest, organised by the Indefatigable (that’s a Homeric epithet by the way) Debbie Young in the Fox Inn. And I wasn’t in the least … Continue reading Local Litfest: it can be done!
I don’t really have a problem with big literature festivals and have heard some fine and famous writers hold forth in Bath, Cheltenham and elsewhere. Two years ago I even made the pilgrimage to Hay on Wye, some would say the Daddy of them all. It took two hours , it rained a lot, I had … Continue reading Hay or Hawkesbury? Small is beautiful – and free!