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2019 New Year Resolutions

2018 was my Annus Horribilis! For Her Majesty, it was 1992. For Lance it was 2018. It was a year in which I failed completely to achieve ANY of my New Year Resolutions. Here’s a reminder of what they were. … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Real CSI: a Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers

The Real CSI: A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers by Kate Bendelow My rating: 5 of 5 stars On the front cover of this book, there is a quote from Lynda La Plante: ‘Every crime writer should have a copy … Continue reading

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Watching – advanced notification

At the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School this year, Liz Hurst presented a short course entitled Writing Intimate Scenes. In Part Two of the course, she challenged participants with a ten-minute exercise to write a short piece about a woman who … Continue reading

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Links Between Walking and Writing

Original article written by Kathryn Aalto for Swanwick Standard, August 2017 edition What is it about walking and running that makes it so satisfying to thinking and writing? Since at least Greek philosophers, writers have discovered a deep connection between … Continue reading

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Wonderful Writers’ Summer School at Swanwick

TW3 – That Was The Week That Was! For many years, my father, Tony Greenfield, has been attending the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School in Derbyshire. He raves about it and has implored me to accompany him on many occasions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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