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The Value of Book Clubs

As you probably already know, I’m a member of a rather fabulous online book club, the Curtis Brown Book Group (@CBBookGroup on Twitter), which is run by… 623 more words

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FL - LCSO searching for missing/endangered man - NBC-2.com WBBH

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating an 81-year-old Fort Myers man.

Curtis Brown was last seen at his home on Sun Circle approximately 2 hours ago. 12 more words


Was I ready?

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to meet Curtis Brown’s inspiring and enthusiastic Pippa Masson through Faber Writing Academy’s ‘Ready to Submit?’ course. The half hour session gave applicants the chance to have the synopsis and first few chapters of their manuscripts read by Pippa and then meet with her to get feedback on the pitch, hook, whether they’re ready to start sending out submissions and, indeed, if there’s even a germ of a book in there somewhere. 554 more words


Visiting speakers #2 Publisher Lisa Highton from Two Roads and CB Agent Gordon Wise

This week’s paragons of publishing were another charming publisher full of nurturing zeal, Lisa Highton of Two Roads, presenting with Literary Agent of the Year, Gordon Wise. 571 more words

Joanna Brown / CB Creative

Curtis Brown Creative course September 2015 gets under way


Last week we had our introductory talk with Course Director Anna Davis and Louise Wener, our tutor – ex popstar with Sleeper and author of  220 more words

Joanna Brown / CB Creative

Every Day is a School Day

Deciding to apply for one of the larger creative writing courses under the influence was perhaps, in hindsight, ill-advised. The ask was for the first 3,000 words of your novel. 152 more words

Summer of Secrets

Every six months or so I seem to find a reason to resurrect this slowly-dying blog. You’ll be glad (or not) to hear that I seem to have found another. 388 more words