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Dark Nook by Richard Skinner

My grandfather made his living in the water; he would often get a knock at the door from the police to say there was a body floating in the Clyde. 886 more words

Poem

A busy few weeks

If this blog was a room in your house, I’d be rushing into it, refusing your offer of a cup of tea, calling my news over my shoulder and rushing out again.  794 more words

Weekly Update

Bright literary minds gather in Sussex to raise funds for William Blake's Cottage Appeal

‘Away to sweet Felpham, for heaven is there:
    The ladder of Angels descends through the air,
On the turret its spiral does softly descend,
Through the village it winds, at my cot it does end’ 542 more words

Blog

Nikesh Shukla at the Vanguard Readings

Great night yesterday at The Bear in Camberwell for Richard Skinner’s Vanguard Readings. It’s an excellent series, basically offering a showcase to writers at all stages of their writing journey. 302 more words

Readings

The adverb fights back

Special event at Blackwell’s: a workshop by that excellent writer and teacher Richard Skinner, Head of Fiction at the Faber Academy. We began with a mini story-telling task relating the events of our Sunday. 309 more words

Writing And Story Telling

My quick as a flash week.

My week has gone by in a flash.  I’ve signed off on my pamphlet, ‘The Misplaced House’, and I’m waiting for Gareth Lewis at tall-lighthouse to tell me that it’s come back from the printer’s.  454 more words

Weekly Update

I'm reading at Vanguard on Thursday 20th November

Just a quick post to remind anyone within easy reach of SE London that I’m reading at the Vanguard Reading Series this Thursday, 20th November, 7.30pm.  146 more words

Poetry