Writing the Law with Alex Wade

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  We were delighted to welcome local author Alex Wade to Writers’ Cafe on 12th October.   Alex left conventional law practice twenty years ago after, in his own words, ‘going off the rails’ and took up writing full-time. He … Continued

Crime among the Cream Teas – by Linda Camidge

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Penzance Writers’ Cafe was delighted to welcome David Coubrough, author of the locally set crime novel Half a Pound of Tuppeny Rice, to Writers’ Café on Wednesday September 14th.   David, who has always felt an affinity with Cornwall, started writing … Continued

Come on Kindle, Light my Fire

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If you have been reading these blogs on a regular basis, you may have come to the conclusion that I’ve quite a lot of projects on the go.   Firstly, there are the two novels, Looking for Jonah and Queen’s Daughter. … Continued

Looking for a Literary Agent

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    Finding a literary agent isn’t just about writing well, it’s also about networking. The trouble is, networking is something I’m not very good at. To me, it just feels too much like using people.   To put this … Continued

Call the Midwife – How Looking for Jonah was born

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  Looking for Jonah is a novel that exploded onto the page.   Steeped as I am in the oral tradition everything I know about folk tale and folk song poured out as I began that first draft – the … Continued