Interview with Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Lucy Hughes-Hallett Magical Realism panel Award-wining historian and novelist. Interview conducted by Beth Roberts. Lucy Hughes-Hallett is an award-winning historian and novelist, who is currently chairing the judging panel for the International Booker Prize. I caught up with Lucy to ask her about her 2019 short-story collection, Fabulous, her 2017 novel, Peculiar Ground and her … More Interview with Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Creative Collaborations Interview with Paul Vlitos & Collette Lyons

Paul Vlitos & Collette Lyons Creative Collaborations Collette Lyons, author, journalist and editor. Dr Paul Vlitos, author and Lecturer. Pseudonym Ellery Lloyd, author of People Like Her. Interview conducted by Hilary Macey-Dare. People Like Her is the debut novel by husband-and-wife team, Dr Paul Vlitos and Collette Lyons, writing under the pseudonym of Ellery Lloyd.  I … More Creative Collaborations Interview with Paul Vlitos & Collette Lyons

30 Minutes to 30 Seconds: How to Use Length as a Device in Theatre- By Chiara Fumanti

Theatre has been a part of my life since I was tiny. I fell in love with it watching Miss Hannigan in an amateur production of Annie; I must have been about 8. I was in the show too; well not really in–in the show – together with about 20 more children, we were a … More 30 Minutes to 30 Seconds: How to Use Length as a Device in Theatre- By Chiara Fumanti

How to Write Short Fiction (And How I Fell in Love with It) – By Laurs Oakley

Before we start, I’ll let you into a little secret… writing short fiction is hard. VERY hard.   January 2020, (before you know what happened) a friend of mine sent me a link to a short story competition. She said I should give it a go, and why not! 3,000 words, how hard could it be?   Well, to put it lightly, it was the very definition of … More How to Write Short Fiction (And How I Fell in Love with It) – By Laurs Oakley

Adapting from Page to Stage: The Flexibility of Stories- by Tenikah Beveney

Adaptation and the form of theatre have been around since the days of ancient Greece. It is a fluid and ever-changing process which allows art to be transformed into any medium.  Growing up, I always had a fascination with the theatre, but no knowledge of adaptation. Either I would read the book and not watch … More Adapting from Page to Stage: The Flexibility of Stories- by Tenikah Beveney

Game Writing’s No Game: Why Interactive Writing Isn’t Simple – by Leon Lynn

Video games perhaps aren’t the first things that come to your mind when you’re asked to think of art or literature. In fact, many people I speak to about games writing seem unaware or even surprised that games can, and today often do, carry a narrative and artistic depth similar to or even surpassing cinematic, … More Game Writing’s No Game: Why Interactive Writing Isn’t Simple – by Leon Lynn

An Introduction to Instapoetry by Sharron Green

In recent years the definition of poetry has been broadened and democratised, just as barriers to and the mystique of it have dissolved. Since Instagram arrived in 2010 it has helped poets connect and build a poetry community, encouraging many to write who otherwise might not have considered it. Canadian, Rupi Kaur is credited with … More An Introduction to Instapoetry by Sharron Green