Monthly Archives: November 2013

Discovery Day 2 at Foyles, London

Literary Agents, Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh, sister companies, held their second Discovery Day for new writers on Saturday 16th November 2013. Foyles Bookshop, Charing Cross Road, hosted the event. Book pitching opportunities were followed by Q & A sessions in the cafe. … Continue reading

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Writers who based their writing on photos and art

Writers who based their writing on photos and art: Amy Tan I came across this article about Amy Tan’s book The Valley of Amazement. Click on the link below and scroll down to the section The Story Behind The Story … Continue reading

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Visual Spark One

Visual Sparks As we have been discussing the use of images to inspire ideas for your writing, I thought I would post a selection of Visual Sparks over the next few months from other sources. The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is a great place to look … Continue reading

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Comments

Note to those who have commented on posts: As I’ve been subjected to masses of spam in the last few months, I want to apologise if you left a genuine comment about a post and it’s been inadvertently deleted. I have introduced measures … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Visual 2 – How to avoid the Predictable Part One

How to avoid the Predictable                            Part One woman running © ryphotographer    istockphoto.com In the last post we looked at three photos – all night shots. I deliberately chose images that didn’t give too much away in terms of story ideas, … Continue reading

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