Tag Archive: Why I Write Series

Why I Write (Eight)

Here we go with the eighth and final post of my series ‘Why I Write’, and today I’m so pleased to welcome children’s author, Julie Fulton. Julie is the writer who nearly got away! When I was first thinking about who to invite to write the posts, I wanted writers... read more

Why I Write (Seven)

I can’t believe it’s the seventh (and penultimate) post in my ‘Why I Write’ series, and today it’s the turn of Debbie Young. I first heard of Debbie through her excellent book Sell Your Books which is full of ideas to help authors promote their books. We became online friends... read more

Why I Write (Six)

Number six in the ‘Why I Write’ series and I’m delighted to welcome Polly Robinson to my blog. I met Polly just over two years ago and we got to know each other better when we worked together on the Worcestershire Literary Festival Flash Fiction competition. As well as being... read more

Why I Write (Five)

I can’t believe it’s the fifth week in my ‘Why I Write’ series! These posts every week are certainly helping to brighten our dismally wet winter. And today, I’m thrilled that poet, Gary Longden has agreed to share his feelings about writing with us, and he offers some interesting insights.... read more

Why I Write (Four)

Number four in my series ‘Why I Write’. I hope you’re enjoying hearing from other writers as much as I am. It’s going to be interesting to see what are the similarities and differences in the various writers’ responses. Today I’m really pleased to have Jo Phillips as a guest... read more

Why I Write (Three)

For the third in my series of ‘Why I Write’ posts, I’m really pleased to welcome William Gallagher. William is on this year’s West Midlands Writing Room 204 scheme – I was on last year’s. He is a highly experienced writer – radio scripts, stage plays, journalism – but he... read more

Why I Write (Two)

For the second in my series ‘Why I Write’, I’m delighted to welcome Sarah James. I first ‘met’ Sarah in 2011 when we were both winners in the International Rubery Book Award – I came second with ‘Unravelling’ and Sarah was third with her wonderful first collection of poetry ‘Into... read more