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Showcase: St Patrick’s Day

Welcome to Wednesday’s Showcase page and because it’s St Patrick’s Day  March 17th – we’ve brought you a little flavour of Ireland. The pieces I’m showcasing today all have their roots in the Irish diaspora, the word used to describe the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland. ...

Showcase: The Power Of Perspective

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 our Showcase: The Power Of Perspective Merry Christmas and a Happy New ...

Writer Of The Month: Patsy Middleton

By Juneha Chowdhury Our writer of the month is novelist and poet Patsy Middleton. Patsy was a finalist in the Pen to Print Book Challenge 2015 and 2016 with her debut novel, Colonel Erdington’s Daughter. Apart from writing historical fiction, Patsy also writes sketches, adaptions of plays, and lots of thought-provoking poetry. ...

Thursday Connectors: Falling Into Fall

by Farzana Hakim Hi, all. It's Farzana here, your host for ‘Thursday Connectors’. The skies have turned greyer since the last time we met and heavy drops of rain are falling on us more regularly. Like our friends across the continent would say: ‘We’re falling into fall...’ The warm sunshine-filled days of ...

Thursday Connectors: Invisible Colours

by Farzana Hakim Hi everyone. It's Farzana here – your host for your weekly dose of ‘Thursday Connectors’. This week we’re investigating invisible colours. These are colours we don’t necessarily see, but certainly do feel. As writers, we are constantly having to rely on our senses to create depth and emotion ...

Monday Moments: Invisible Colours

Introduced by Holly King Did you know that the human eye can see approximately one million colours? Colour is such a basic element of our lives; it dictates when we should ‘go’ or ‘stop’, whether someone has poured too much milk in your tea and there are even colour personality tests ...

Monday Moments: Resilience

Introduced by Holly King Are you a resilient person? Would that be a word you, your friends, family or colleagues use to describe you? It’s quite a compliment, to be called resilient, but what are the words that go along with that? 'Bouncing back', 'Getting knocked down but getting back up ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Upskilling

by Eithne Cullen I thought I’d start today’s page on the theme of Upskilling, with a little advice. The government is telling us to be alert. And I’m all for them telling us to be alert, as the old graffiti said: Britain needs lerts! All over the country, people are learning new skills, ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Mind The Gap

by Eithne Cullen This week, our theme of 'Mind The Gap' reminds us what a diverse bunch we are: our writing community, our neighbourhood, our city or country. It’s all part of the richness of the world we inhabit; we are not the same and do not all think and feel ...