Too many carts, or, the benefits of reading aloud

Too many carts, or, the benefits of reading aloud

At the last of this summer’s writing boot camp sessions, Brenda was reading from her new work-in-progress. She’d only just started writing it – a story set in the countryside in the early years of the 20th Century – so as she was reading it...
Nothing you know is ever wasted

Nothing you know is ever wasted

Where are you when you read? Where are you when you write? I don’t mean, Where are you physically – although a Greek island in the sun or a remote bothy in the Scottish Highlands sounds pretty appealing, depending on your temperament. I mean, Where are you...