Swanwick!!!

Yes, three exclamation marks! August can only mean one thing – the summer writing school at [ Swanwick ]. Check out the details on their website. It’s an amazing week. This will be my third year at Swanwick, and each year, I love it a little more! Many superb courses and workshops, fascinating and entertaining after-dinner speakers, and loads and loads of fun! Continue reading Swanwick!!!

New gig – Wrabfest

We’ve got a new gig – at [ Wrabfest ], a one-day festival in a village near to us. It is a huge affair, offering foodstalls, a beer tent, and two stages with acoustic and electric bands throughout the afternoon and evening. There’s something for everyone! Including, of course, The Big Write, where we work with children to help them create stories aided by Ten Tin Tales, Story Trays, Story Cards and other helpful exercises. Continue reading New gig – Wrabfest

Busy and not busy

It’s one of those months. When I look through the calendar, I see almost nothing booked for me. For my partner, [ Anita Belli ], she’s incredibly busy working in primary schools in the local area, delivering a literacy project based on several topics in the curriculum. I’m hopping from project to project, seemingly unable to stick at one thing. The summer is nearly here, the tomatoes we planted are beginning to fruit. So that’s good. Whilst we’re quiet, I’ll remind you that the [ writer support ] website is live, with some information on the type of services we … Continue reading Busy and not busy