Is it OK to be a poet?

 A little while ago I wrote a blog on here called: ‘The Night the Bottle Exploded’. In it I celebrated the fact that after attending a Coffee House Poetry reading at The Troubadour with Mark Doty, I finally realised that it’s OK to let the experiences that, as a poet, I store so carefully to explode […]

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Plotting with Cutlery

At a recent lunch with some very lovely writers and between courses of salad and soft drinks (because writers don’t drink or eat pudding!), we were brainstorming the plot of one of our novels. The author whose novel it was had a pretty good idea of her main characters, the setting for her novel, its […]

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