flash fiction

  • Bards, Idols and Liars – an exhibition at Room 700

    Since last blogging, I feel I’ve lived a whole lifetime. There is so much to say about Haunt, Wakefield Lit Fest, the young writers groups, a Forward poetry commendation, a project with women in a bail hostel, running a steering group for people with learning disabilities, a CPD session for support workers and the Love…

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  • Umbrellas Commission

    The commission was for me to produce texts to be displayed on umbrellas which were to be hung in Grassington Market Square for the duration of the festival.   The idea was conceived by Bryony Pritchard, Visual Arts Director of Grassington Festival. Bryony interviews me about the process of making the umbrellas Bryony: 10 brollies. 10…

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  • Brollies, T-shirts, Commissions, Performance Pride and Poetry on Wednesday 31st July

    It’s been much hotter than expected outside and things have been hotting up for me too – I know, I know, writers are supposed to avoid cliches but I have so much news!  I’ll begin with the most recent piece. On Monday I finished the third and most important draft of my novel ‘Skybound’.  This…

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