Writing for Children and Young Adults with Sara Grant (Words Away)

It’s a rainy bank holiday Monday here in the UK so i’m catching up on some reading, writing and blogging.     Last week I attended my second Words Away writing Salon. I was a bit rushed as I was coming from an interview, but arrived just in time to grab myself a tea, and managed to…… Continue reading Writing for Children and Young Adults with Sara Grant (Words Away)

Writing Historical Fiction with Author Essie Fox (Words Away)

Nestled on the corner of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens is a Victorian pub that now operates as a tea house by day and a theatre by night, and once a night a writing salon is hosted, everything about this is right up my street.   It’s run by writers Kellie and Emma, and every month they…… Continue reading Writing Historical Fiction with Author Essie Fox (Words Away)

Tracy Chevalier talks At the Edge of The Orchard

I fell in love young with Tracy Chevalier. We had to read The Girl with the Pearl earring as part of our english curriculum, her writing was vivid and transporting. Many years later, on the 2nd March 2017 I wandered along to Daunt books in Hampstead to listen to Chevalier discuss her novel At the…… Continue reading Tracy Chevalier talks At the Edge of The Orchard

Creative Writing workshop with Kate and Greg Mosse

I’d been struggling with my writing for a while. I had tried NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and felt disparaged. To kick the mood I booked myself two a Guardian Masterclasses. The first was a Creative Writing Workshop presented by Kate Mosse and Greg Mosse. Kate Mosse -The Storyteller is the bestselling author of the Languedoc Trilogy,…… Continue reading Creative Writing workshop with Kate and Greg Mosse