If you happen to read this as (or soon after) it goes live, then as you read it, I’ll be taking part in my first writing session of #Swanwick69 and lifting up my pen for some pre-breakfast inspiration. I loved these sessions last year, and am looking forward to seeing what comes from them this … More A Swanwick Sojourn
On Saturday, The Next Page strayed from our usual haunts of North Shields and Whitley Bay Libraries into the wilds of Wallsend, to host “Park ‘n’ Write”, in the Community Pavilion of Richardson Dees Park. Despite having spent huge chunks of my childhood in Wallsend, it’s a place I only visited earlier this year, when … More Parked ‘n’ Written
Next Saturday, 29th July, sees the next workshop from The Next Page, hosted by Elaine Cusack and myself. And we’re leaving our regular haunt behind for the day, and getting out into the wild! Sort of… Richardson Dees Park is one of Wallsend’s three main public parks, and we’ll be taking inspiration from the parks, … More Park ‘n’ Write
Most people will know Edinburgh’s Royal Mile’s headliner – the Castle and Holyrood Palace – and although I think they’re worth every penny of entry fee, it does come to quite a few pennies to visit both. But they are by no means the only things to do along the Mile, so here are my … More Fave Five: A free Royal Mile
Morning everyone! Today, I’m glad to be welcoming back to the blog Angela Wren, to talk about her recently published novel, Merle. Hello Jennifer, and thank you for inviting me onto your blog today. Your new book has just been published, can you tell me a little more about it? It’s called Merle and it … More Sunday Sojourn – Murder in Business
This weekend just gone, I took myself off down to London Town for a much-needed research visit to Westminster Abbey. Being 20,000 words into a first draft about the place, actually going there seemed a good idea… I’m proud to say I was the first member of the public through the side entrance and into … More Hunting down those Kindred Spirits!
Morning everyone, and welcome to the first Sunday Sojourn of June (where is this year going?). Today, I’m welcoming Alison Morton to the blog, and she’s taking us somewhere you may feel you know, but not as you know it, and explains how to create a new, fictional state… Hello, Jennifer. Thank you for inviting … More Sunday Sojourn – Roma Nova