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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Resolutions

By Eithne Cullen Happy New Year! We ended 2020 on the theme of Hope and carry on our new hopes into 2021. I thought I’d start the year off thinking about the way we all make resolutions as one year ends and the next begins. Sometimes these resolutions are made as the ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Food For Thought

While the Write On! team take a well-deserved break for Christmas, we will still be sharing every day with pages from issue 6 of the magazine and some special Christmas and New Year messages just for you! Today's page is Thoughtful Tuesdays: Food For Thought ***** Read the latest issue of Write On! ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Hope Endures

By Eithne Cullen Welcome to today’s Thoughtful Tuesday page. Here at Write On! we’re continuing our Extra pages on the theme of 'Hope.' With the latest lockdown easing, the news of a vaccine and the thought of being able to see more of our family in the near future, it’s a ...

Monday Moments: Reworking Christmas 2020

Introduced by Holly King “Have a holly jolly Christmas, it's the best time of the year...” I sing to myself as I put up the Christmas decorations on a respectable date (I held out until 30th November). I put them up alone last year as well, as I live alone, so ...

Write On! Interview: As A Writer… Jack Houston

Jack Houston is Hackney Library’s Poet-In-Residence, and his poetry has appeared in Blackbox Manifold, Magma, Poetry London, The Rialto and Stand. His short fiction was shortlisted for the Brick Lane Bookshop Prize and the BBC National Short Story Award. He talks to Write On!'s Eithne Cullen about his writing journey ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Hope

By Eithne Cullen My mother was always using sayings and proverbs and many of them often pop into my mind. With our theme of 'Hope' coming into the magazine, I remembered her saying: “Hope springs eternal in the human breast.” Interestingly enough, it’s a line that comes up in our piece ...

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 ...

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 – ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Recipes For Success

By Eithne Cullen Our theme this week is 'Recipes For Success.' Here at Pen to Print, when we began thinking about recipes for success, we had writing very much on our minds. My page today features pieces from Juneha Chowdhury, one of the Book Challenge winners and Ian Ayris who has been ...