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Working on #spokenword #poetry #libretto for #DalstonBallet #Silence

July 29, 2018




In refusing to lie

Refusing to lie about it

To lie about it all


About what I know

All what I know

I know I will


I will I know

In refusing

Refusing to lie


Lie about it

What I know

I wlil I know


I will be


Reduced to silence


To silence



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The last, or the first, of my A-Z of writers writing about writing. A. #WritingQuotes #A2Z #naomiAlderman ‘Expect to be disgusted by your own early work. If writing is…’ See u all tonight.

July 5, 2018


‘… your vocation, if you hope that it might be your salvation, push on

through the disgust until you find one true sentence, a few words that

say more than you expected, something you didn’t know until you

set it down.’ – Naomi Alderman




B. #WritingQuotes #A2Z #WilliamBurroughs ‘In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of… ‘ #mapmaker #psychicareas #cosmonaut #innerspace ✂️ #writerswritingaboutwriting

July 5, 2018


‘… of psychic areas, a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point

in  exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.’

– William Burroughs






C. #writingQuotes #A2Z #Colette ‘To write is to pour one’s innermost self passionately upon the…’ #goldenbough #dazzlinghour #witheredbramble #stuntedflower.” 😍 Join us 5th July. 12 #writers read extracts form debut novels

July 2, 2018

C. #writingQuotes #A2Z #Colette


‘… tempting paper, at such frantic speed that sometimes one’s hand

struggles and rebels, overdriven by the impatient god which guides

it – and to find, next day, in place of the golden bough that bloomed

miraculously in that dazzling hour, a withered bramble and a

stunted flower.” – Colette



Join us 5th July.

12 writers read extracts form their debut novels

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D. #writingQuotes #A2Z #Doctorow ‘Good writing is supposed to evoke…’ Join us 5th July, 12 writers read extracts form their debut novels

July 2, 2018


‘… sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining but the feeling

of being rained upon.’ – E. L. Doctorow





Join us on the 5th July

12 writers read extracts form their debut novels

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E. Writing Quotes A – Z #JamesEllroy ‘You try to learn who you are. You work hard. You’ve either got it or you don’t when it

June 28, 2018

‘… comes to writing books. And you tend to only get these things if

you want them, and want them to the exclusion of everything else.’

– James Ellroy



Join us for new writers reading to industry professionals.


Like he Apprentice but for novelists!



F. writing quotes A – Z #WilliamFaulkner ‘Perhaps they were right putting love into…

June 28, 2018


… books. Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.’


– William Faulkner





G #WritingQuotes A – Z #alangarner – G. Writing Quotes A- Z #AlanGarner ‘If you are going to write, nothing will stop you, and… ‘ – Alan Garner

June 28, 2018


… if you are not going to write, nothing will make you.’




– Alan Garner


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H. Writing Quotes A – Z #LangstonHughes ‘In all my life, I have never been free. I have never been able to… #writingaboutwriting

June 23, 2018


… do anything with freedom, except in the field of my writing.’

– Langston Hughes






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I. Writing Quotes A – Z. #henrikibsen ‘Our whole being is nothing but… #writingquotes

June 21, 2018




… a fight against the dark forces within ourselves.’

Henrik Ibsen




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