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Guest Writer: Misha Herwin

Guest Writer: Misha Herwin

downloadFirst up in the Guest Blog section is novelist and playwright Misha Herwin. Misha has had plays and musicals produced in schools and by theatre-in-education groups in the UK and in Jamaica. When she’s not writing, she runs creative writing groups in schools and libraries and working with local museums on drama projects. She is also involved in setting up a fringe literary festival. She currently has several Young Adult fantasy books in print as well as the adult novel House of Shadows. Continue reading


The Obligatory Roundup for 2014

Yes, that time again, when we look back at the last 12 months and forward to another year.

I realise now that I have started that there is quite a lot to say – I have tried for once to be logical and tell it in bits – editing, publishing and the rest – so just sit back and go with me. Or alternatively  you can stop right here… Continue reading

Penkhull Press at Words From the Clay

wftcWords From the Clay –  from left to right: Andrew Roberts, Jeanette Williams, Jem Shaw, Malcolm Havard, Misa Herwin (front), Jan Edwards , Judith Hollies, Elisia Green and Nic Hale. (Fiction also from Mick Walters not pictured here) (Photo by Peter Coleborn)

Members from Renegade Writers and Room in the Roof writers read out their work to an appreciative audience at the Gladstone Museum, Longton, yesterday (8 November). Ten readings in two hours, covering topics ranging from life in 19th century Staffordshire to modern day ghost tales by way of Sussex and the Great War.

Organised in conjunction with the Penkhull Press, which launched three new books:

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House of Shadow by Misha Herwin  and
Sussex Tales by Jan Edwards,


The audio-visual side was organised by Jem Shaw  and the event was MC’d by Peter Coleborn, who also took these photos.

jeanette andre elisia


jan at wftc

Let The Write One In

‘Let The Write One In’

Join local writers for a series of FREE workshops followed by a Reading Café
Saturday 21 June (10.00am to 3.00pm).

Visit the renegade writers’ website for details:

Workshops and Cafes

Last week was a busy one and I am only just catching up on myself.

Firstly there was the Story Cafe at the Gladstone Pottery Museum , a combined event for Renegade Writers, Room in the Roof Writers and Newcastle Library Writers.

A rather spiffing evening with full piccies at the links above! Continue reading

Events for Renegade Writers this week

Don’t forget the Renegade writers have two events this week at the Gladstone Pottery Museum. Continue reading

Radio Stuff

Peter and I had a slot on Radio Stoke last week (still available  here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dm80t  until wednesday).

We were promoting the Story Cafe at the Gladstone Pottery Museum (Longton, Stoke-on-Trent) and I was asked to read out a section of story. A taster if you will.

Note to self – must read slower!