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Meet the Authors – Evesham Festival of Words – Next event Friday 14th December 2018

The next session will be on Friday 14th December starting at 11.00 a.m. The visiting authors are: Alison May Colin Pitts Tracey Bryant Kevin Brooke Sue Johnson The idea of these sessions is that people have a chance to meet some of the writers involved, buy their books and ask questions. We are especially keen to […]

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Right to Write Workshops – Tesco St Oswalds, Gloucester

Joy Thomas and I offer a monthly workshop in the Community Room in Tesco, St Oswalds Road, Gloucester – usually on the second Wednesday of the month. The workshops run from 10.30 – 12.30 and cost £8.00. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. The next workshop is on Wednesday 12th December. For further details and […]

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Evesham Festival of Words – Meet Up for Local Writers, Readers, Artists, Song Writers – First Wednesday of the month

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 5th December 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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Flash Fiction & Poetry Workshops – Cheltenham – Second Tuesday of the Month

I run these workshops with Joy Thomas at The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop, Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham on the second Tuesday of the month from 10.30 – 1.00. The next workshop is on Tuesday 11th December 2018. The cost is £12 and this includes a cup of tea or coffee. For further information and to book a […]

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My Year of Living Dangerously Continues!

I am currently feeling the most excited that I’ve felt since my first novel was published in 2011. The reason is that I’ve focused on what I really want from my writing – and I’m going for it with all my heart and soul. I realised I didn’t want what everyone else seems to be […]

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Apple Orchard, Lemon Grove

I’m very happy to have my full rights back for this novel. I was sorry that my previous publishing deal didn’t work out but it’s no good if publishers don’t keep their side of the bargain! I’m now ready to go with a new cover! The novel features an English girl and a moody Italian […]

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Happy Halloween – Good Luck with NaNoWriMo

Happy Halloween to everyone. Good luck with NaNoWriMo. To keep yourself on track, think of a reward system that isn’t going to break the bank – e.g. put 50p in a jar after each writing session. Treat yourself to something at the end of the month.    

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Writing Success: poetry, flash fiction & short story exercises

I have just published edition two of this book – which has been one of my best-sellers. (Interestingly, it was something another writer advised me not to do because she didn’t think it would sell!) I have now revised the cover and have planned a series of ‘Writing Success’ books aimed at helping other writers. […]

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A Town Like Evesham

Local singer-songwriter Colin Pitts, Evesham poet Bob Woodroofe and I have united to produce a CD of poems and songs called ‘A Town Like Evesham.’ The CD is available from The Almonry Tourist Information Centre, Evesham, Jellypicklejam café and by getting in touch with Colin at www.colinpitts.co.uk or Bob at www.greenwoodpress.co.uk or email me at […]

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The Evesham Cafe Collection

Evesham Festival of Words photographer, Angela Fitch, and I have joined forces to produce a book of poems, recipes and images featuring some of the beautiful cafes in Evesham. The work has involved visits to the various cafes (and drinking coffee and eating loads of cake), meeting the lovely owners and – in my case […]

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