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Thursday Connectors: What Is Home?

By Farzana Hakim Hi, all. It's Farzana, your host. This month, on Thursday Connectors, I come with lots of emotion and sentimental examples of creative writing using a subject I imagine is close to all our hearts. Home is our theme and what is more sentimental to us than our homes? Yet, ...

Showcase: The Dinner Club + Rock God Complex + Inkcap & The Nethers + Inkcap & The Blight Of The Bonnets

By Mirabel Lavelle Welcome to the fourth November Showcase. This week we have three very different Northern writers: Dr Tracey Iceton, debut author Helen Aitchison and Kylie Dixon, illustrator and children’s writer. Helen Aitchison wrote The Dinner Club during lockdown and her talent for observing and writing about people’s behaviour is exquisite. The ...

Write On Interviews: Artist Patricia Bidi

Write On! interviews artist Patricia Bidi (c) Graham Land, 2022 Patricia is a visual artist living and working in London. Her work in printmaking celebrates life. Her vibrant linocuts involve a combination of motifs drawing on her Peruvian heritage, childhood memories and the experience of living in London.  Bidi’s linocuts employ a ...

Showcase: Daniela + Martina + Elaine + Live For The Now + Life Of Augustus + The Homeless + Mermaid Of The Tyne + The Coral Mother

By Mirabel Lavelle Welcome to my third Showcase. I have a variety of poems by Maltese, Welsh and English poets and a fantasy story by a talented Peruvian writer. In the first three, Nicole Piscopo's magical writing links our senses to nature’s powerful elements. Daniela I like watching lightning in a storm Because a part ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Home And Back Again

By Eithne Cullen Welcome to my November page where all the pieces I’ve selected for you are on the current theme of home. If you come from a community that experienced migration, you will often hear your friends and family talking about home and back home, even though you see them ...

Write On Interviews: Writer Ray Miles

Write On! interviews writer Ray Miles. My name is Ray Miles. Now fully retired, I took early retirement in 2017 to care for my long-term partner. I'd completed a short children’s book, had stagnated on a second, and was already halfway through a supernatural crime thriller when my circumstances changed. I ...