Beginnings – how to make a start

Last night I went to my second session with Kerry McPhail’s writer’s group. Scribbling away in the new Innovation Space in Portsmouth with cups of tea and chocolate swiss rolls, the wonderful plethora of stories and writing styles once again fascinated me. Although I’d only been with this group on one previous occasion, it already…

Writer’s group – starting your book

The other day I went to my very first writer’s group. A few friends and I toyed with thoughts of starting one back in our uni days, but nothing ever came to fruition. To finally make it to a session with an established writer’s group, led by an actual proper published writer felt almost like…

Return to Write Invite

This Monday I went to my first Write Invite in over two years. The evening is a short story competition where you can either enter and read a story of up to six minutes, or come along to watch and support. Back in 2010 I went along to a few and came third twice. I’ve…