Baking a Story

Don’t worry – I know the difference between cooking and writing! But I’ve been thinking that there are some similarities between baking a cake and writing a story: assemble ingredients – create a character/put him or her in a situation of conflict/add one or two more characters – a lover,... read more

Worcester Walking Choral Poem

I recently took part in the Worcester Walking Choral Poem as part of the Worcestershire Literary Festival. The idea was for a group of writers (all the others wonderful poets!) led by David Calcutt to walk round Worcester, stopping every so often to write – words, images, lines – anything that the scenes... read more