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Happy Valentine’s Day – Story Prompts

It’s a good day to begin a story – try one of the following: Karen didn’t know who had left her the red rose. The evening didn’t go as expected. Sophie’s luck changed when she got on the wrong bus. Ben got the Valentine cards mixed up. Arabella came up with the idea of creating […]

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Threads – spinning the web of time

Almost exactly a year ago I went into a shop called Quilters Corner, opposite the library in Evesham, Worcestershire. It was a wet Saturday in March 2018. I was attracted by a beautiful quilt hanging in the window. It was log cabin pattern, using a variety of dark green, rust and cream fabrics. As a […]

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Meet the Authors – Evesham Festival of Words – Next event Friday 8th March 2019

The next session will be on Friday 8th March 2o19 starting at 11.00 a.m. The visiting authors are: Tom Bryson Joy Thomas 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 help and encourage new writers […]

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The Girl With Amber Eyes

I am still having great fun with my ‘Year of Living Dangerously.’ I have a list of projects I want to write and publish by 10th September this year. After that I will review what has happened. If I am still having as much fun as I am now, then I will continue. If not, […]

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Apple Orchard, Lemon Grove

I’m very happy to have my full rights back for this novel. It is now available on Amazon – and via the ‘hot buttons’ on this website – as a paperback or on Kindle. The novel features an English girl and a moody Italian chef who get together over an inheritance… It is available for […]

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

There will be no meeting in January. The next meeting will be on Wednesday 6th February 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 […]

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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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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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15 Minute Coffee Break Exercises – Writing Magazine

I am very happy that Writing Magazine are publishing my 15 minute writing workouts on their web page. Check these out and give them a try. Please get in touch and let me know if you find them helpful. Get that writing muscle moving!  

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