Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2017"

Our First Guest Blog is from InterAct Stroke Support A Short Story Competition to be judged by Margaret Drabble Tuesday 1st August 2017 saw the launch of the sixth biennial Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition hosted by the award-winning charity InterAct Stroke Support. The short story competition was first launched in 2008 and the…(Read More)

Books really do have the power to change lives and influence the reader in both subtle and startling ways. They also help us set down markers in time: what were you reading thirty-one years ago? Thirty-one years ago, I was engrossed in Olivia Manning’s The Balkan and Levant Trilogies, collectively known as…(Read More)

This year’s Berwick Literary Festival (19th to 22nd October) promises to provide something for everybody! For adults there will be a wide range of stimulating and entertaining participants, including Ian McMillan, an award-winning Radio and TV Poet; a debut novelist, Polly Clark, praised by literary superstar Margaret Atwood; a Rock Guitarist, Dave Randall…(Read More)

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