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Mums, Babies and Bumps Creative Writing Workshops

We now invite mums-to-be to join our classes and write down their journey. ‘You’ve made me a much better Mum. I think what you do for new Mums is remarkable and transformative.’ Charlotte ‘If I could only afford one class … Continue reading

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Monsters – Breast Cancer Part 10

Print by Jan Irvine ‘Can I book you in for radiotherapy ?’ ‘But I haven’t had my results yet, it’s on Friday?’ ‘Oh, it’s just routine, just in case.’ Wham. I feel fine, I LOOK fine but who knows what’s … Continue reading

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Testimonials

  Otherwise known as blowing your own trumpet but be reassured that others, as nervous and sceptical as you, have survived my classes and enjoyed and benefited by my writing and encouragement. And there is always homemade cake…or good cheese…or … Continue reading

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Creative Writing and Drinking Salon

Where and when? Every Wednesday evening 8 – 9.30pm in Stoke Newington, N16 What? Unique workshops that give you space and encouragement to write down your life in notebook form, to re-discover the power of pen on paper and the … Continue reading

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Mums & Babies & Mums-to-Be Creative Writing Workshops

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: WE ARE NOW PLEASED TO INVITE  MUMS-TO-BE TO JOIN OUR WRITING WORKSHOPS, AT THE REQUEST OF AN ORIGINAL MUM WHO IS NOW EXPECTING HER THIRD! DO JOIN US, YOU’RE VERY WELCOME Where and when? Every Wednesday, 10-12pm and … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do now

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Desert Island Discs

  Listening to Jasvinder Sanghera on Desert Island Discs reminded me of a short story I wrote on my MA course at UCF. ‘Dad, I’m leaving. This morning I watched your friend Lawrence, as he cycled past on the towpath. … Continue reading

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Write It Down! Classes 2013

I launched my Write It Down! creative writing classes in 2012 in Stoke Newington, North London as an antidote to the more conventional, novel writing, technique based ‘I want to get published’ agenda. My classes are about you, about pen and paper, … Continue reading

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The beginning of my novel

It’s two years since my Misery Memoir blogs but before I throw that slice of my life into the greasy pizza box of discarded crusts and start sharing all the new stuff, here’s the unpublished beginning of my novel, written … Continue reading

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