Writers Chat 45: Linda Lappin on “The Soul of Place” (Travelers’ Tales: Palo Alto, 2015)

Following on from our recent Writers Chat, much of which focused on place, Linda and I decided that we'd like to revisit our 2015 Writers Chat about The Soul of Place A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci. Cover image of The Soul of Place Linda, I was delighted to … Continue reading Writers Chat 45: Linda Lappin on “The Soul of Place” (Travelers’ Tales: Palo Alto, 2015)

Life Stories: Non-Fiction

Photograph of the cover of Deborah Levy's Real Estate and Joan Didion's Let me tell you what I mean - both covers use shades of red and I am wearing red runners I have been immersed in fiction and writing but for the next few weeks I am turning my attention to reading about the … Continue reading Life Stories: Non-Fiction

Reading: Immersion into other worlds

I've been doing a lot of writing lately and, as always, I find that after a long, intense spell of being immersed in writing fiction I need a complete break. This break tends to be baking (yum! everyone benefits!), gardening (nice looking sunflowers growing happily!) and, after a few days of being brought from mind … Continue reading Reading: Immersion into other worlds