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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. 303 more words


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


Richard Skinner - Three poems


Anselm grew up in Dill, Indiana, until he became a star and moved out west.

For years, he employed his twin, Virginius, as a stand-in at dinners, 241 more words


Exit, pursued by a Bear

Um, no, I’m not referring to my previous post which generated a large amount of correspondence – although none of it in the comments, funnily enough! 416 more words


Launch of The Interpreter's House 56

In the interests of giving the magazine an airing in different parts of the country, The Interpreter’s House editor Martin Malone came down to the south coast yesterday to launch issue number 56. 383 more words

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