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Archive for February, 2013

The Coat in Bare Hands Poetry

    Surprise, surprise, my poem, ‘The Coat’, is published in the beautiful Bare Hand Poetry Issue 14 here. Lots of lovely contemporary poetry here and wonderful photographs. How lucky am I? And here’s a screenshot of the beginning…

Writing Competitions and Calls

Literary consultancy Cornerstones have a competition for writers of novels etc, closing date March 2013. Take a look at:   Details of the Lucy Cavendish College Fiction Prize for novels  can be found here. Closing date March 2013.

February 2013 – workshops?

Decisions Decisions Decisions I’m in two minds, or perhaps three. Should I do the series of writing workshops at Sutton House in London. They run across four Sundays. It would be really interesting and creative (no feedback) and I should produce some new work as a result. It is also very good value, which can […]

February 2013

A Sparkling Tuesday I have been busy working on several novels and several stories simultaneously. This is not as tricky as it sounds because most of the work involved is editing and I’m very used to dipping in and out because that’s the nature of life as I know it. Anyway, Tuesday brought some very […]

The Cellist and the Wolves is published!

  Great news, my story ‘The Cellist and the Wolves’ is going to be published  online and print.  It is a story about a woman protecting her life and her child from the predatory world. I am thrilled that The Lampeter Review has taken one of my stores. They publish some marvellous work as can be […]

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