Saturday, 22 July 2017
Liz's story was a chilling tale called The Stone Birds. Josephine is hungry and so is her new-born. So are the gulls.
The runners up were:
2nd Chris Black with New Beginnings
3rd Nick Rose with Silver Shilling
Our judge was Di Morrow. Unfortunately she was unable to attend the award night, so a big thank you to David for doing a fine job of the presentation and announcing the winners.
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
So Wirral Writers anthology finally came together. What a team effort. I hope everyone is as happy with the resulting book as I am. I think we all learnt something from the process and from my own point of view, it was a lot harder than compiling a single author's works.
There was so much to agree on; theme, title, word count distribution, cover and more. I am sure the next one will be better - oh yes, there will be another one.
It would be great to hear some feedback from readers, in the meantime, you can obtain your copy of Tick Tock at -
Friday, 27 January 2017
We've been talking a lot about cover blurbs at recent meetings. It's a topical subject for us as we move into the last stage of finalising the layout for Tick Tock, our anthology.
Last week I shared an online course on writing a blurb. Here's an article that offers a different approach, by deconstructing the blurbs from two big selling novels and analysing the elements that go into creating a compelling and enticing blurb.
I've also shared the link to the website where I found the article. Some of you may also find this to be a useful resource.