Magna Carta … Now closed

The ink is dry the Seal is set. Copmpetition entries are being scrutinised Winner will be notified by June 12th. Announced publicly June 15th.   The Magna Carta paved the way for the emergence of the House of Commons and democracy as we know it today and became the foundation for the US Constitution. To celebrate […]

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Interview – Jose Varghese

What is the prized possession you value above all others? My collection of books. I am not happy to stay anywhere without my books. However, I had been forced to relocate every other year for my work, and it had been a tough task to carry them wherever I go. Now I try to manage […]

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Interview – Chella Ramanan

What is the prized possession you value above all others? If my house were on fire I’d save my Buffy the Vampire Slayer glass. You just can’t buy them anymore and it’s a really nice one without a crappy photo printed on it, just the logo. I also have a jet and gold Art Deco […]

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Interview – Sherri Matthews

Once a mum, always a mum and happy I was to be defined by my life with my children. Yet there was more, another career that beckoned, its whisper becoming a roar as it brought me closer to my dream. Always a writer but I just didn’t know it yet. The years rolled by, I […]

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Creative writing: Janus words

Listen to Terry talk about an interesting grouping of words known as Janus words. These are words when considered individually have opposing meaning. Consider the word ‘fix’. If one is in a fix there is a problem; the problem is then resolved by a fix.          

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Interview – Amanda Davey

Amanda Davey was the lucky winner of our Kindle Fire competition. Here we find out a little more about her… What is the prized possession you value above all others? I don’t really have any prized possessions. I don’t count our pets (a black Labrador, 4 black cats and 2 hens) as possessions; they’re more […]

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Writing support: reducing self doubt

How often does anyone question their own abilities? The answer is quite often – but for a writer maybe more so. Unfortunately self doubt saps your strength, dissolves resolve and dissipates logical thought. It is a hard nut to crack but as soon as you get that ‘is this good enough?’ feeling, just stop. Stand […]

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Interview: Linda Perry BHD writer – Australia

What is the prized possession you value above all others? My independence. If you were able to be invisible and were researching for a written piece, where would you go? A Cabinet meeting when someone is about to be deposed as Prime Minister and replaced. What most engages your curiosity? Ideas involving concepts outside those […]

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