Competition Shortlisting

My short story, Toe Dipping, was short-listed in the Write Space ‘Moving On’  competition. The judge, prolific short story writer and novelist, Della Galton said, “I know you didn’t ask for a critique, but because this story was so high in our shortlist I thought […]

Our World Book Night

Further to my World Book Night posting I made yesterday, and Nicola Morgan’s suggestion of a complimentary action of actually BUYING a book from a bookshop and giving it away free to someone else (to the benefit of the bookshop, publisher and author), I have […]


To celebrate the 100th issue of The New Writer magazine, I want all writers’ circles to celebrate too. But instead of answering a reader’s question this time, I want to set you a challenge. Go to your next writers’ circle meeting and ask the following […]