The launch of Winter Downs is approaching fast and plans are gradually taking shape for our WW2 themed tea and cakes celebration! As a part of the celebrations fellow author Jem Shaw and I have come up with the notion of reading out a series of imagined letters between a pilot Terry in France and his… Read More Letters From Home #ww2 #winterdowns #crimefiction
Free entry! Writers please contact us by last day of Feb! via 14th March 6X6! — 6×6 ReadingCafe
Misha and I will be chatting with Becs and Rob about books and writing today (Saturday 10th dec) at around 4.15pm on the: Curtain Call Show-6towns digital Radio Station Always fun!
The Winter 6×6 details here
News on the Winter 6×6 reading cafe for Dec 6th – City Central Library, Hanley.
Debbie Bennett talks about moving outside of our comfort zone.
Older Fantasycon goers amongst us will remember the annual Fcon report that appeared in the BFS Newsletter/Bulletin/Prism following Fantasycon each year.
Yesterday saw the start of the Live Age Festival featuring such guests as Roger McGough! (Photo M. Herwin)
Tomorrow I shall be at Live Age with Misha Herwin, Peter Coleborn, Susan Boulton and Ralph Alcock talking about publishing! Our panel is at 3pm at the Mitchell Art Centre Broad St, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4HG
September (and into October) will be busy!
Something Remains & Private Lives of Elder things launch at Fantasycon-by-the-Sea 24th September 2016 https://www.facebook.com/events/1325216947502646/ Something Remains available for pre order Private Life of Elder Things
The submissions window for our September 6X6 cafe is now OPEN! Closes 31st August! via Spooks Deadline — 6×6 ReadingCafe
I shall be on 6Towns radio, along with writer, Misha Herwin, talking about our books Fables and Fabrications and Picking up the Pieces with The Curtain Call Show’s ‘Becs and Rob’. Pick us up online here between 4.45 and 5.15! (give or take a few minutes 🙂 )
Reading from Fables and Fabrications tonight at 6X6 – its first real-time outing! Buy a copy tonight and get a slice of cake for free!
Originally posted on Misha Herwin:
On Saturday I was part of a forum at the Hot Air Literary Festival. Held at the Emma Bridgewater Factory in Hanley this is the third year of the festival and in my opinion the best yet. I would say that, I suppose, because I had such a good time.…
I have heard it said by people who have regular market stalls or car boot pitches that any event other than outdoor extravaganzas staged on a Bank Holiday Monday are doomed to failure. They may well be right.
Renegade Readers met at Newcastle-under-Lyme Library and as always an eclectic mix of pieces were read out and as usual there were some rather interesting crossovers. The pieces read out included: … Source: Renegade Readers May 26th 2015
This Monday (bank holiday) I shall be at the Grange at Leominster Festival along with fellow authors Misha Herwin and Jem Shaw for a day of readings, and with Peter Coleborn of Alchemy Press for some hard core bookselling!
I spent this past weekend at Crimefest in Bristol with fellow writers Debbie Bennett, Jenny Barber and Pat Barber. This was partly a girl’s trip, but having had a couple of Holmesian short stories in print, and having written a crime novel set in 1941, which needs a home, it was also my chance to examine the world of… Read More Crimefest 2016
I love cats and have included two cat stories in Fables and Fabrication. One of the things I like about cats is their inscrutability and independence. Whatever they might try to convince you of a cat deigns to liver with you, and unless you lock the doors and windows a better offer from the house down the road will… Read More Pre-fables
Join the on line launch party for Fables and Fabrications on 5th May !!!!!… Read More One Week To Wait!
Just one month to go before the online (Facebook) launch of Fables & Fabrications! 5th May is the date to remember! To join us for an evening of giveaway comps and chat sign up HERE ! Date for print-copy-in-you-hand launch to come!
No16 cafe in Tape Street hosted an evening of poetry and prose readings last Friday night as a part of the Cheadle Arts Week.
March rolls in and the year’s Literary Eventing begins.
Today is launch day for the fabulous Anne Nicholls’ stunning new collection titled Music From the Fifth Planet which is published by The Alchemy Press! We shall be sharing the event with the equally fabulous Stan Nicholls’ latest book: Orcs: Tales of Maras-Dantia published by Ian Whate’s Newcon Press! Stan and Anne are Guests of Honour at Novacon,… Read More Music From the Fifth Planet has lift off!
Originally posted on The Alchemy Press:
Just a week away until Anne Nicholls’ new collection of her best short stories is published. The book — Music From the Fifth Planet — will be launched at Novacon in Nottingham, along with a collection from her husband and co-GOH Stan Nicholls (Orcs: Tales of Maras-Dantia published by NewCon…
Originally posted on Renegade Writers:
Today’s reading event — Ghosts at the Gladstone — was a resounding success, with over 50 tickets allocated several days before the event. The afternoon featured over a dozen readings from members of Renegade Writers and Room in the Roof writing groups. The venue, the Gladstone Museum, is located in…
Next event on my calendar is the Psychic Fayre on 27th Sept 2015 Tarot at Ford Green Hall ST6 1NG ~ Starts at 11am
Originally posted on Jenny Barber:
Jan Edwards is a woman of many talents – writer, editor, publisher, bookseller, Reiki master, tarot reader, quilter, motorbike chick, Britain’s first female master locksmith, gardener, cook, potter and sculptor… So, first let’s talk about Jan the writer. When did you first start writing and what genres draw you. It…
Alchemy and Penkhull presses will be at the Indoor Market in Stafford for the Stafford Book Fair on the 22nd August! These titles and many more!