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The submission box is open for the 2018 Start Writing anthology. If you’ve taken one of my workshops over the past year you’re invited to share an original piece for consideration. Deadline is Jan. 31st, 2018.

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The Start Writing Annual 2017 contains 26 original pieces that grew out of my workshops last year. The journal launched with a reading/release party at our new favourite venue, The Monarch Tavern. Read more…

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The Start Writing Annual 2017 is now available. Read on for this year’s overview and contributors.
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From Her Wooden Sleep 2

I’m thrilled to have run a writing workshop at The Power Plant this summer to complement Ydessa Hendeles’ The Milliner’s Daughter. Here’s a recap of the workshop and the exhibition.

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The Start Writing Podcast chat with author, editor and book nerd Mark Leslie on the craft of telling stories, and the business of finding an audience.
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