Archive for "Oct 2017"


Happy Halloween to everyone! Take a few minutes to sit and write down some ideas for stories and poems. Create a mind map like a spider’s web. Use different colours if you like – black, orange and silver would look good. Think of childhood memories about Halloween and Bonfire Night. If you haven’t got any, […]

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NaNoWriMo – November 2017

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month which takes place in November. Writers all over the world register on the website with the intention of producing 50,000 words during November. This will be my fourth year and it is something I very much look forward to. Nobody checks what you write so you could spend […]

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Evesham Festival of Words – Meet Up for Local Writers, Readers, Artists, Song Writers…

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 1st November at Jellypicklejam in Vine Mews.  The meeting is for anyone who is interested in anything creative – and we also welcome readers. (Every writer needs readers!) We start at 10.30 and stay until about midday. The aim is to give people a chance to network, discuss ideas and […]

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Creative Writing Workshop – Friday 17th November – The Almonry, Evesham

Since I went self-employed with my writing in 2005, I have donated the proceeds from one workshop a year to a good cause. My best effort so far was a Writing for Women’s Magazines workshop I did for a cancer charity that raised £2,000 in one day. I do this because I consider myself fortunate […]

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Writing Retreat – Wednesday 6th December

I am co-running this in Evesham with prize-winning author Roz Levens. For further details call 07711 293958. We all need to re-charge our batteries sometimes! As a writer, a good way to do this is to go on a writing retreat. This is different from a workshop in that more time is allocated for you […]

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Second Friday Stories – Evesham Festival of Words

The next session will be on Friday 10th November  at Evesham Library beginning at 11.00 a.m. The speakers will be western and horror writer Diana Harrison, novelist Amanda Reynolds and photographer Angela Fitch. The idea of these sessions is that people have a chance to meet some of the writers involved, buy their books and ask […]

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