Well, May was a month of two bits (and maybe a little more!). Whilst Simon was away in the second week of May I wore myself out, spring cleaning and writing lots and lots. Nine days was a long time on my own and I made sure I filled every waking moment with something to do! I couldn’t be happier that he is back home despite my production level dipping considerably!
So what have I achieved this month? Lets see… Continue reading
In a previous post I wrote about the Call For Submissions for the Writers Abroad 5th Anthology. Our theme for this year is light as 2015 is the International Year of Light and Light based technologies. The good thing is that this theme is open to lots of interpretation and it could be anything. So where do you start looking for ideas? Continue reading
International Year of Light 2015
As some of you know, I am a member of the on-line writing support group, Writers Abroad and this year we will be publishing our fifth anthology, entitled Kaleidoscope.
Writers Abroad has published four anthologies in the past five years. We have gathered, selected, edited and published writers from all over the world. In total well over 350 writers took the time to write to a given theme; food, relationships and places. Some of these writers were experienced and published, others were first timers.
We’ve (the collective ‘we’ as in writers) have published 286 pieces of writing, weighing in at a hefty 250,000 words and have raised over £1500 for charities who are committed to increasing access to books and reading for those where it seems impossible. Who knows what difference this has made to one individual, to their choices in life and to their wider community?
From May 1st until June 15 we are seeking submissions Continue reading