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Anti-social Media by Mary Campbell
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

While I am not a dinosaur, and I do have an online presence on a number of social media platforms, at the back of my mind is a niggling feeling ...continue reading

Chantilly Dawns: No 1 on Amazon!
Posted by Lissa Oliver in The Members' Blog.

Well, this has certainly been a most exciting week – my horseracing thriller, Chantilly Dawns, published in 2011, has just become a No.1 Best Seller on Amazon! Publishers Weekly estimates ...continue reading

Using your Voice by Molly Campbell
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

As a writer I feel it is my duty to carry on the legacy of our forebears who wrote about the times they were living in, as a social commentary ...continue reading

Big Smoke Writing Factory Booking Now!
Posted by Big Smoke Writing Factory in The Members' Blog.

Hello all – just a quick note to let you know about our March (and April) workshops, several of which are specifically designed for people who’ve already taken an intro ...continue reading

Kit de Waal and Sophie Hannah join The Novelry as Guest Tutors
Posted by Louise DEAN in The Members' Blog.

Kit de Waal and Sophie Hannah join The Novelry as guest tutors for the residential writing course in February 2020. Places on this all-inclusive 7-day course are limited to just ...continue reading

Extract from ‘The Power to Hurt’ by Vincent J McArdle
Posted by vincent mcardle in The Members' Blog.

I have decided to name my current project (2nd novel) – THE POWER TO HURT. Here’s an extract. CHAPTER XXIII WHAT ABOUT GRANDPA? Grandpa didn’t go to my graduation. It ...continue reading

Time by Julia Dennehy
Posted by julia dennehy in The Members' Blog.

Like a river Tumbling over a weir Churning froth Breaking up Mingling Making its way To the ocean Lost forever (c) Julia Dennehy

Averse to verse? Do you like free form or structured verse?
Posted by Mary Campbell in The Members' Blog.

There is right now a growing culture of new modern twists on the classic verse and cutting edge techniques for really great poetry, and I think it’s great that the ...continue reading

The Secret Miscarriages by Darragh Quinn
Posted by Darragh Quinn in The Members' Blog.

My wife and I had a miscarriage a few years back and this is predominately how I came to have a better understanding of this very difficult subject. What upset ...continue reading

Vision Boards and Garth Brooks by Mary Bradford
Posted by Maryb in The Members' Blog.

While I was chatting with a close friend of mine, we were discussing our goals for this year. Stuff we really wanted to mark off our To Do List once ...continue reading