Christmas for Writers

As the festive season draws near, at RoomtoWrite we’ve been out celebrating with delicious italian food and plenty of red wine. We’ve also been DSCN8572discussing our programme for 2015 which in March will include two events (dates to be confirmed) : the evening launch of Avril Joy’s short story collection – Millie and Bird, Tales of Paradise from Iron Press and a  workshop come open mic event to celebrate the life and work of the late Julia Darling. Both events will be free, watch this space for futher details.

In the meantime what better gift can you give a writer this Xmas than an Amazon review? But how to do it? For more on this and for a free offer to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas read Wendy Robertson over at LifeTwiceTasted

Happy Christmas and a Great Writing Year ahead   – from  all at RoomToWrite



Where Do Writers Get Their Ideas and 2 Special Offers

‘Ideas will settle into a special pocket in my mind and stay almost unnoticed, lying there like pieces of coral slowly accreting further ideas...’

It’s the old chestnut, the question that always comes up for writers: where do you get your ideas? Over on her blog at lifetwicetasted Wendy tells us where her ideas come from and how they eventually ‘blossom into a whole thing.’ A must read, for readers and writers alike.

Also you have until Wednesday to take advantage of Wendy’s SPECIAL OFFER – Journey to Moscow, The Adventures of Olivia Ozanne for just 99p

‘Once again Wendy Robertson has produced a novel with a difference.
Its diverse and fascinating characters are dealt with in her own inimitable way,producing a story that is not be missed.’ Bookworm

‘Olivia Ozanne is my hero – totally honest about who she is warts and all…’ Anne Amarilli


Also on offer, FREE this week Avril’s book on writing –  From Writing With Love

Here’s what one reviewer said:

‘This book gives an honest insight into the ups and downs of a writers world. It gives practical tips on finding your voice and keeping the writing sprit and habit alive. Its easy to see why this author won a Costa Award. I would recommend this book to both aspiring writers and published authors. I absolutely loved it!’ Mrs E Francis

On Avril’s Blog this week YOUR writing rooms – send me a photo and some text and I will publish you.