Words of wisdom

This week I’m returning to my novel. I’ve been away from it for almost three months. It was critiqued by my writers’ group, then came Christmas, then I got ill, then I wrote a proposal for a PhD. Now, we’re into January, the application has been submitted and I’m starting to crave my imagined world […]

Writers and their ghosts

Last year I discovered a brilliant writers’ and artists’ retreat – so special, in fact, that I am tempted to keep it secret, but then I wouldn’t be able to write about it, so… I have been on numerous Arvon Foundation courses and retreats over the years, and went to the Hurst in January 2012 […]