The entries to our very first short fiction and poetry competition are coming in thick and fast. We’re very excited! We’ve had a number of inquiries from writers wanting to submit online (because their banks no longer issue chequebooks) and we’ve now found a way to do this (with massive thanks to web developer Ashok Ganapathy in India for all
He has a voice, a shape, colour, a definite mythology but what else does he have? Nudge #7 – The Magpie.
Many writers keep a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary close at hand, but why stop at one language when bilingual dictionaries offer twice the riches? A few winters ago I was working as writer in residence at Upernavik Museum, where an old dictionary inspired my work. Upernavik – the name means ‘springtime place’ – is a rocky island on
Nudge #6 – New A new year, new thoughts, new shapes and sounds and textures! How does it speak to you? Does it whisper? Sing? Sit in silence? Does it love couplets, long paragraphs, short syllables? Or nothing?