Posts Tagged ‘Gar O’Dwyer’

Top 10 films 2018. What’s yours?

December 21, 2018

I’m still thinking.

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




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!



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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J. Writing Quotes A – Z #ToveJansson People idealise their animals, and at the same time they patronisingly overlook a dog’s natural life – biting fleas, burying bones, …

June 19, 2018


… rolling in garbage, barking up an empty tree all night… But what do they

do themselves? Bury stuff that will rot in secret and then dig it up and

bury it again and rant and rave under empty trees!’



– Tove Jansson



Tuesday 19th June 8pm Join Dalston Ballet Co. at Biddle Bros. Clapton London 8pm for ‘Naked Folk’

June 16, 2018


M. Writing Quotes A – Z: Alan Moore. ‘Life is a lot more interesting if you… #writingquotes #alanmoore

June 16, 2018


… are interested in the people and the places around you. So, illuminate

your little patch of ground, the people that you know, the things you




want to commemorate. Light them upwith your art, with your music,

with your writing, with whatever it is that you do.’


– Alan Moore


P. Writing Quotes A – Z: #EdgarAllanPoe ‘Words have no power to impress the mind without the…

June 15, 2018


… exquisite horror of their reality.’ – Edgar Allan Poe




join us on the 5th of July

Q. Writing Quotes A – Z : #ThomasDeQuincey ‘But my way of writing is rather to think aloud, and follow my own humours, than much to consider who…

June 15, 2018


is listening to me; and, if I stop to consider what is proper to be said to this or that




person, I shall soon come to doubt whether any part at all is proper.’

– Thomas de Quincey

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