The launch party on April 14th was followed by such a busy two weeks of book and family events it has taken me until now to take stock of ‘life after publication’ and what comes next. Because the launch, as Linen Press reminds me, is just the beginning. What strikes me first of all … Continue reading Feeling the love and spreading the word
I hope it’s not to late to remind everybody of the amazing opportunity provided by anyone within striking distance of the Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival, everybody that is who is turned on by reading, writing or getting published in any genre or format. Throw in a cafe with home-made cakes and snacks and really what’s not … Continue reading Free tomorrow? See you in Hawkesbury!
If I was wondering how to sum up 2016 (on the writing front that is) this picture looks as good a one as any to do it: some twinkly lights, friends old and new, writers celebrating stringing a few words together. At these local events (Story Sunday, Stroud Short Stories, Talking Tales, Novel Nights etc) … Continue reading Writers just wanna have fun
What possible excuse can there be for not stopping here to flag up possibly the busiest weekend ever to have graced my calendar? I’ll leave out the Friday golf and light opera event and cut to the chase of things I feel you need to know about. So here we go, here we go … Bright and … Continue reading It’s here – that big weekend!
Not long to go until my stop on the Scottish blog hop this Sunday, but after that I’m out and about closer to home, first of all to the not-so-sleepy Cotswold Village of Hawkesbury Upton now well and truly on the literary map since the inaugural literature festival last spring.To celebrate that event and give a … Continue reading H is for Hawkesbury – a new anthology
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!
You may have guessed that what with the start of my MA course and my monthly blog for Authors Electric, I’m less likely to be mulling things over here, but this is a reminder of some upcoming events and one great piece of news. At the risk of repeating myself, this Saturday is ‘Books Are My Bag’ day, so do … Continue reading It’s all happening – another events round-up!