No time to blog

I so intended to blog this weekend, but then I remembered it was the second weekend of the http://www.otherpublishingcompany.com/LITBITS-Weekend-Challenge.html as well as the last weekend before the most exciting event of the year for four year olds across most of the planet, including Clapperkin and – incredible, but true – even for teenagers like Rebelle, Fashionista and […]

A whirl of a weekend

I am a former radio journalist. 24/7 news, deadlines and lots of them. So I took an instant shine to the latest writing competition I came across on Twitter last week: the Lit Bits Weekend Challenge. @LitBitsStories, http://www.otherpublishingcompany.com/LITBITS-Weekend-Challenge.html  It’s running for just four weekends and if you sign up, the nice people at Lit Bits […]

Remember, remember

It’s over six months until this year’s Bonfire Night, but this week The Duracell Kid had me thinking about Guy Fawkes and bonfires and fireworks – oh yes, and thinking about free-thinking too. For all yout non-Brits out there, Bonfire Night, the 5th of November, “celebrates” the execution of a group of Catholics who plotted […]

Oh York, oh York, so good I blogged it twice.

Yesterday I blogged about the hot-off-the-ether electronic Book of the Festival from the organisers of the Festival of Writers in York, the excellent and inspiring Writers’ Workshop http://www.writersworkshop.co.uk, edited by the talented, dogged and determined Debi Alper http://www.debialper.co.uk Today I thought I’d give it another plug – and post my contributions to the book here. […]