Celebrating ten years with Colchester WriteNight

‘the town hosts a long-established, innovative and very healthy writing group – WriteNight…’ A.L. Kennedy Ten years ago I discovered National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a challenge held every November to write a 50,000 word novel in a month. There were no meet-ups I could find in Colchester, so I visited a Chelmsford event andContinue reading “Celebrating ten years with Colchester WriteNight”

Book Review: Colchester WriteNight

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Colchester WriteNight is a monthly community event that offers members the opportunity to learn from guest speakers, write together, and share their work. The group has been running for ten years and decided to commemorate this anniversary by publishing a short prose collection, in collaboration with Patrician Press. The contributors are…

WriteNight — Helen Chambers – Writer

Helen Chambers on her visit to Colchester WriteNight last week – thanks so much Helen it was great to have you with us! Colchester WriteNight meet on the fourth Monday of each month, 7.30pm, at FirstSite, Colchester. They are a ‘gathering of creative writers from all walks of life’ and are a talented, friendly andContinue reading “WriteNight — Helen Chambers – Writer”

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‘…this collection of stories, tales … displays a high level of literary ability, deep curiosity, and engaging self-awareness… The stories have a really mature clarity and plainness, a simplicity that’s never simplistic’ Glyn Maxwell ‘Powerful, subtle and ambitious stories which develop carefully from well-observed details into rich inhabitable worlds.’ Phil Terry ‘Emma’s stories are spare,Continue reading “.”

Writing short stories with intention: an interview theshortstory.co.uk

  I wanted to mention the great experience I had last year being interviewed by Katy Wimhurst from TheShortStory.co.uk.  Katy had read all the stories, and by that I mean all of Fat Maggie and Gold Adornments, and asked me about the writing and themes she noticed, and we chatted about others. There were someContinue reading “Writing short stories with intention: an interview theshortstory.co.uk”