Caitlin

Blog 139: Bums On Seats!

About a week ago as part of National Crime Reading Month, I attended a talk about writing Historical Crime. Three authors, Matthew Booth, J. C. Briggs and Deborah Swift spoke about historical crime and how they went about their writing. As an author, I find the writing process fascinating and I’m always looking for advice […]

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Jen

Blog 130: Top 8 Favourite Novels I Studied At University.

My Favourite Novels I Studied As Part of My Degree (in no particular order) As part of reflecting on my experiences at university, it would be bizarre not to include discussions about the novels I studied as part of my English Literature degree. We studied a wide range of texts, including plays and poetry but […]

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Jen

Blog 119: 7 Tips For Writing Essays

What You Can Learn from My Essay Writing Process/University Experiences After having my nose to the grindstone for four months, I have finally finished all of my assignments for university. Due to an episode of poor mental health in the run up to my May deadlines, I had to ask for an extension until August, […]

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Jen

Blog 107: The 100 Rejections Challenge Changed My Life.

For me, some silver linings of this terrible year have been that I‘ve had quite a few poems published in magazines and anthologies. One of my flash fictions was placed on a long list for the first time and my debut chapbook, Keep On Spinning, was published with small Scottish publisher Dreich Publishing. It came […]

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