Relax and Write … and have good laugh

I’m just back from running my Seven Steps to Publication Success course at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, on behalf of the Malaga ‘Relax and Write’ workshops, where I had a fab group of students. ┬áIn fact, one said she couldn’t remember the last time she’d laughed so much!

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Eaton-under-Heywood & Hope Bowdler WI Group

I would like to thank the ladies of Eaton-under-Heywood & Hope Bowdler Women’s Institute for the warm welcome they gave me last night. They were the first Women’s Institute group …

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Till Training

Burway Books owner, Ros Ephraim, shows Simon how not to order 50,000 copies of his latest book during Independent Booksellers Week. (Photo credit: Burway Books)

Stafford Arts Festival

Tomorrow, Saturday 17th September, is the first Stafford Arts Festival, where there’ll be a group of authors (including me!) offering talks and signing copies of their own books. For more …

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Strettondale Probus Talk

I’ve just got back from doing a talk to the Strettondale Probus Group, a great bunch of chaps who asked a lot of questions at the end, so I hope …

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World Book Night

So, it appears that World Book Night is almost upon us. As an author, it is great to see an event that encourages people to read more books. Nicola Morgan’s …

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8th March – Meeting Point House – Telford

I’ve been invited to talk about writing for the magazine market at the Telford Writing Workshops, based at the Meeting Point House, Telford. The workshops, organised by Lynne Tildesley, take …

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