Author: Emily

Recently, a friend alerted me to a competition being run as part of the 2020 CYA All-Stars Conference. I quickly prepared a submission, which included the first part of a manuscript I'd been working and reworking for years. This particular MS is very close to...

Every writer has a beginning story - be that the start of their publication journey or the kernel of a new tale This month’s The Victorian Writer magazine features a bunch of writers’ personal experiences with starting something new, including mine. My article In the...

Pretty damn chuffed to have my short story, A Twist of Smoke, sitting alongside such a fab collection of others. Grab yourself a copy and read tales by Mark Smith, Justine Hyde, Mirandi Riwoe and competition winner, Kit Scriven, as well as lots more. Thanks to Michelle...

Virginia Woolf once famously wrote, ‘A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.’ In July/August, I am running a three-part course, Women in Literature, as part of the CAE’s Poetry and Literature series. The course will examine...