Posts Tagged: creative writing

WoMentoring Project

I’ve agreed to help spread the word about this project that is being launched today. If you like the sound of it, please reblog this post, share it on facebook and twitter etc, and tweet @WoMentoringP with the hashtag #WoMentoring

WoMentoring Project

I’ve agreed to help spread the word about this project that is being launched today. If you like the sound of it, please reblog this post, share it on facebook and twitter etc, and tweet @WoMentoringP with the hashtag #WoMentoring

New publication call to arms!

Quimperfect Tense is a new online publication and literary development group run by myself, Rebecca Audra Smith and Jacky Hillary. We’re women-focused (hence the name), but we really just want to feature writing that treats women well as characters. We’re

New publication call to arms!

Quimperfect Tense is a new online publication and literary development group run by myself, Rebecca Audra Smith and Jacky Hillary. We’re women-focused (hence the name), but we really just want to feature writing that treats women well as characters. We’re

NaPoWriMo :: Odds and Ends

I’ve been having an internal debate over whether or not to post my NaPoWriMo poems as I write them. On the one hand, the feedback, encouragemnt (and blog hits!) are all well worth it. On the other hand, I’ve finally

NaPoWriMo :: Odds and Ends

I’ve been having an internal debate over whether or not to post my NaPoWriMo poems as I write them. On the one hand, the feedback, encouragemnt (and blog hits!) are all well worth it. On the other hand, I’ve finally

Upcoming Manchester Writing Events

Just a short list of some exciting writing events I’ll be going to in the next couple of months, and believe me, they come highly recommended. Pretty much all of my favourite local writers have been or will be at

Upcoming Manchester Writing Events

Just a short list of some exciting writing events I’ll be going to in the next couple of months, and believe me, they come highly recommended. Pretty much all of my favourite local writers have been or will be at

A bit of ‘How’s Your Writing?’

The lovely Rebecca Audra Smith has asked me to respond to her blog tour about writing with my own thoughts. Last week I was lucky enough to perform at Loose Muse, an open mic night for women writers, and Rosie Garland

A bit of ‘How’s Your Writing?’

The lovely Rebecca Audra Smith has asked me to respond to her blog tour about writing with my own thoughts. Last week I was lucky enough to perform at Loose Muse, an open mic night for women writers, and Rosie Garland

Breathing Lightly :: Aftermath

It’s a week since Becca and I ran our first workshop together for Quimperfect Tense. We already knew that we were going to learn a lot through the experience, and that there would probably be a lot to improve from

Breathing Lightly :: Aftermath

It’s a week since Becca and I ran our first workshop together for Quimperfect Tense. We already knew that we were going to learn a lot through the experience, and that there would probably be a lot to improve from

Story :: A measure of voice

This one is for Jacky Hillary, because it’s been too long. . A measure of voice (284 words) “Are you sitting comfortably?” Cello exhales gently, and listens to a long indrawn breath on the other end. Rust clears her throat and

Story :: A measure of voice

This one is for Jacky Hillary, because it’s been too long. . A measure of voice (284 words) “Are you sitting comfortably?” Cello exhales gently, and listens to a long indrawn breath on the other end. Rust clears her throat and