Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes

Like many others, I thought a New Year blog post was required and, as I am always one for introspection, when better to reflect than at new year?  I won’t bore you with the multitude of resolutions I have (the usual suspects) but one key element to 2016 will be changing lanes. I spent most […]

Good News

It’s been a long time coming, but finally I have had a poem accepted by The Emma Press, who I adore. I have been sending them submissions for a long time now and so it is very exciting to have my poem, Stuck in a Traffic Jam on The M25, accepted for their forthcoming anthology, […]

Back to School

I have taken the plunge and finally bucked up the courage to book an online course at The Poetry School. I have bought a few of downloadable courses and they’re really useful, but there’s nothing like interaction which is something that thrills me and scares me. Like most creative-types, my passion for writing is fuelled by self-doubt […]

Ready, Set....Write!

Ready, Set….Write!

Ah, yes. The new year brings new resolve and mine is to get something published. This means more writing, better writing, more editing and actually submitting my poems (helps!). The Poetry Fairy (well, a very lovely friend) gave me a voucher to have 5 poems critiqued with Wendy Pratt and her advice has given me the […]

Wise Words Festival

Wise Words Festival

I am thrilled to have had a haiku selected for the Wise Words Festival, running in Canterbury 12th-21st September 2014.  The remit was for a haiku about one of the given shops (supporting the festival) and mine was selected for Fenwicks. It is displayed in their window with a QR code which links back to the website […]