Writing Workshop: Let the Postcards Speak – by Linda Camidge

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On November 9th members were offered a substitute for a much-requested session on poetry delivered by a poet. What did members enjoy instead? A not-requested-at-all creative writing session on postcards, delivered by someone who likes postcards.   The members turned … 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

The Editor’s Eye with Susan Opie

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  Editor Susan Opie has worked for Harper Collins as director of their commercial fiction list, and now works part-time for Macmillan Publishing.   I scribbled various notes during Susan’s session, most of which I now discover to be illegible! … Continued