When Shadows Fall by Nicola Sweeting at Brendan Books

Talk and Reading followed by book signing Brendon Books, Tuesday 14 July at 7.00 pm, email: brendonbooks@gmail.com Telephone: 01823 337742 Free Event though please let Brendan Books know if you are coming. Nicola Sweeting says: ‘When a box of family treasures arrived from Cousin Doreen in America I knew I had found the story I wanted to write. Inside…

Jean Moorcroft Wilson on Edward Thomas: From Adlestrop to Arras

Jean Moorcroft Wilson is an eminent literary biographer, a lecturer at Birkbeck College and a leading expert on First World War Literature. She is the author of biographies of Siegfried Sassoon, Charles Hamilton Sorley and Isaac Rosenberg and the niece of Virginia Woolf.e extraordinary life of a poetic genius. Talk followed by signing at Brendon Books at…

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Free Online Writing Fiction Course

If you want to write, but just can’t get started, then you’re in luck. The Open University has launched a free, online course, called ‘Start Writing Fiction’. The course focuses on creating characters, takes place over eight weeks and you only need to spare three hours a week – that’s a couple of weekend sessions or less than 30 minutes a day.

2015 Bristol Short Story Prize Open for Entries

Another opportunity for writers, as the Bristol Short Story Prize opens its doors for 2015 entries. The key facts: It costs £8 for each story entered Open to published and unpublished authors First prize £1,000 plus a £150 Waterstones gift card, 2nd prize £700 plus £100 Waterstones gift card and 3rd prize £400, plus £100…