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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Crossing The Veil

By Eithne Cullen This week our theme is Crossing The Veil: Exploring our fascination with the supernatural. October 31st is the Eve of the feast of All Saints (All Hallows in old-fashioned words so All Hallow’s Eve becomes Halloween), thinking about death, Heaven and Hell; and celebrating all the good people who ...

Monday Moments: Crossing The Veil

Introduced by Holly King Boo! Welcome to a particularly scary Monday edition of Write On! Extra, as we lead up to Halloween. Although, haven’t we had enough to be frightened of already this year? Still, we’re taking a detour from horrifying reality and moving towards the spooky fascination we have with the ...

As An… Author: Laura Briggs

This week Write On! talks to author Laura Briggs. Laura lives in the country and is the author of both traditional and independently published books. She has a fondness for vintage-style dresses (especially ones with polka dots) and reads everything from Jane Austen to modern-day mysteries. When she's not writing, she ...

Friday Feature: NaNoWriMo

By Claire Buss The end of October swiftly approaches and for many writers that means NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. The aim of the game is to write 1667 words every day for the month of November. And we're talking rough draft here so no time for editing. You can ...

Thursday Connectors: Writing From Behind The Lines

by Farzana Hakim Hi, all. It’s Farzana here. Your host for another exciting edition of Thursday Connectors. It’s been two weeks since we last met and nothing has changed for the better, has it? How could it, when we’re being attacked from all directions by the disaster that is COVID-19? The majority ...
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Showcase: Return to Cornwall + Collective Effort

Boy, we sure are lucky here at Pen to Print. Not only are we Write On! editors privy to superb creative poetry and stories that our generous and talented readers contribute (that's you!), but we're also able to showcase the brilliant and varied writing of published novelists. As Write On! ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Looking Between The Lines

By Eithne Cullen Refocusing On How We See Things During Black History Month This week’s theme has a very close link to October, celebrating Black History Month. Conceived to challenge racism and educate everybody about British history not taught in school, it has been celebrated nationwide for more than 30 years – ...

Monday Moments: Looking Between The Lines

Introduced by Holly King This week, we’re ‘Looking Between The Lines’ and refocusing on how we view history. One thing I learnt in my History GCSE class was that every historical source is biased; it is always told from a certain point of view, always emphasising some statistics or elements of ...

As A… Podcaster: Don Scoby + Tom Trimbath

This week Write On! speaks to US-based podcasters Don Scoby and Tom Trimbath, hosts of 'Writing On Whidbey Island'. During the summer of 2019, Tom Trimbath and Don Scoby – both residents of Whidbey Island and published authors – devised and launched the podcast 'Writing On Whidbey Island'. WO: How would you ...