More highlight’s – from today’s Retreat West on short story writing with Paul McVeigh: Add pressure, pressure, pressure until … Kerplunk You already know your own answers, trust your instincts […]
In total writing bliss at Retreat West in Bridport, Dorset. Highlights from the short story weekend with Paul McVeigh and Amanda Saint: You start with one true sentence Every word […]
Roll up, roll up
Louis de Bernieres, an eye opening romp through his love life and views on in and out (the EU, that is).Highlights (not necessarily in agreement): ‘Magical realism is basically cheating. […]
Feeling emotional after two beautiful readings by Lucy Caldwell and David Park. Honest, thoughtful and inspiring reflections on the art of writing short stories. In awe. Highlights: ‘A novel punches a […]
An entirely wild night of poetry, song and shennigans at Christies’ bar. Kicked off in style by Richard Skinner reading his hypnotic tribute to Bowie and Nicholas’ beautiful singing. And […]
Read my poem,Ocean Thread, which was shortlisted in the GRCC competition, today at Listowel castle. A brilliant afternoon of readings in the sunshine.