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Writers Unmuted

We’re back! Yes like most other people we’ve been quiet for a while, but we have been busy too. We’ve  watered our gardens, we’ve baked our bread and zoomed from time to time but we’ve also changed things and done things, so welcome to our new name and web presence. No special reason, just time…

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Summer news: publishing deals for Heather and Ali

Hello fellow writers and readers and apologies for being off the scene for a while. However we have some excellent news to report and can also give you the heads-up for our next  event in October, part of the annual Bristol Litfest extravaganza. First, the good news. In between all that short story action last year,…

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Historical novelist Margaret Skea on how she freed herself from the tyranny of truth

In the second in our series of posts on the theme of Unchained, we’re welcoming award-winning historical novelist Margaret Skea.  I really love how Margaret creates absolute authenticity (fuelled by meticulous research) without ever burdening the reader or losing sight of the plot, which in the case of A House Divided is a real roller-coaster…

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Meet the writers, buy the books!

Really looking forward to Saturday 5th September when we’re off to Corsham Creative Market where Jo Lambert will be joining the usual gang  to run a book stall with great variety and lots of bargains at Springfield Community Campus. For those who don’t know Corsham, the old town centre is a real gem (and recently masqueraded as…

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Panning for gold. Gail Swann is resting (not rusting).

Gail Swann writes: Finding myself in a period of writerly pause, or to put it more succinctly, ‘stymied by having too many beginnings’, I have been filling my head with the work of others. I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy a run of cracking good reads (thanks to Nina Milton for book reviews at http://kitchentablewriters.blogspot.co.uk/p/the-kitchen-table-reading-club.html), I’ve…