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Lara Feigel – The Stories We Tell

26 Aug 2020 / The Stories We Tell

On Living alongside Dead Writers
‘Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless…

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My Arvon Journey – Liz Henderson

12 Aug 2020 / My Arvon Journey

A personal journey to publication of my first book 
‘The West Façade’  
A collection of short stories. 
 
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Rachel Lichtenstein – The Stories We Tell

15 Jul 2020 / The Stories We Tell

Disappearances and Encounters
As the daughter and granddaughter of antique dealers, I grew up handling wonderful old things.  They…

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Jacob Ross – The Stories We Tell

11 Jun 2020 / The Stories We Tell

Unlocking Rooms
My appreciation of the power of stories happened in 1974.  I was a pupil at a boys’…

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Hannah Lowe – The Stories We Tell

18 May 2020 / The Stories We Tell

Electric Silences
My instinct to become a poet emerged from a desire to tell stories. Perhaps I should have…

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The Stories We Tell

19 Mar 2020 / The Stories We Tell

The Haunted Library
The inspiration to write historical fiction arrives with a strange and wonderful sensation. A subject that…

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Covid-19 Update

18 Mar 2020 / News

Following government advice, and with the safety and wellbeing of our staff and course participants in mind, we have made the…

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Stephen Thompson – The Stories We Tell

01 Mar 2020 / The Stories We Tell

Speaky-Spokey
I decided to become a writer after reading A House For Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul. …

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The Stories We Tell – Eley Williams

05 Feb 2020 / The Stories We Tell

On Jotting – Ten Postcards
 
Postcard 1
I once wrote a short story titled ‘Smote’. Actually,…

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Chris Power – The Stories We Tell

15 Jan 2020 / The Stories We Tell

Writing Stories, Writing Jokes
It might begin with a man buttering a slice of toast.  Stories can begin anywhere,…

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Sarah Hall – The Stories We Tell

18 Dec 2019 / The Stories We Tell

River Story
The other day, my daughter told me she wants to be a writer.  She is currently learning…

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Nikesh Shukla – The Stories We Tell

04 Dec 2019 / The Stories We Tell

Ten Rounds: Boxing and Writing   
Inspiration for new books can come from the strangest places.  My second novel was…

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Kerry Hudson – The Stories We Tell

08 Nov 2019 / The Stories We Tell

Take Me to Tesco’s
I like writing, but I love living more.  I’ve said variations of this many times…

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What Makes A Writer? – Guest post by Kim Cook

01 Nov 2019 / Uncategorized

This is a question that anyone reading this has surely asked themselves.  For me some days I’m a writer, other days…

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