Category Archives: Inspiration
Readers of the fiction of Iain Banks, or his science fiction alter ego Iain M Banks, will have been left wondering whether to laugh or cry at the characteristically bleak humour in his personal statement announcing his terminal cancer yesterday: … Continue reading
Every so often somebody wanders into Verulam Writers’ Circle Towers (aka St Michael’s Church Hall) reads something and leaves you unable to think anything other than “Blimey, that was good”. So it was, a few years ago, when Julie Mayhew … Continue reading
Not to do with writing, as such, but if this fella’s life can’t inspire you then you are probably not open to inspiration.
You can now read the Get Writing 2012 Competition Cup winning stories at the National Short Story Week website. Our thanks to marvellous folk at National Short Story Week and especially Ian Skillicorn.
Hop over to my blog if you fancy reading an interview with the awesome Mr Dave Weaver. It’s very interesting, you know.
There is something which, with the swift passing of time, gets more and more on my proverbial lady-mounds. And it’s this: There is a large section of society that yearns for their talent to be discovered, yet they have neither … Continue reading
It’s a big year for Verulam Writers’ Circle member Jenny Barden. 2012 sees the publication of her first novel, Mistress of the Seas. The path to success has been long and Jenny has worked hard to get her writing noticed. … Continue reading
Well, it’s now just a week away – Get Writing 2012 will be happening next Saturday, the 11th February! We’re all very excited and can’t wait to welcome all our guests. It’s shaping up to be a really interesting day … Continue reading
Philippa Pride, aka The Book Doctor writes: I have the seeds of several ideas but I don’t know which to develop as a book? I hear it’s a tough market – is there any point in trying to get published? … Continue reading