The Mabinogion And Why We Need More Stories.

The evolution of stories has always fascinated me. Long before anything was written down, stories were told in groups, around fires at night. Nobody knows who started it or why, but stories were very much a community effort. Each new storyteller would put something of themselves into the tale. Bits were added and taken away.… Read on…

Write Where You Are Episode 5

We’ve come to the last episode of Write Where You Are. I’ve had a lot of fun creating this series and I hope you’ve had fun watching. Today, we’re stepping outdoors into the garden where I am joined by the fantastic Lexi Rees, author of the Relic Hunters series. Here is the challenge sheet for… Read on…

Write Where You Are Episode 4

It’s day four of Write Where You Are. We were becoming a lot more proficient with the filming by this episode. It was a blisteringly hot day and I couldn’t bear to change out of my sundress. Rather than stick to a single room for this episode, I wanted to do something different and talk… Read on…

Write Where You Are Episode 2

I learned a lot whilst filming this video series. Such as, it’s not easy delivering lines whilst lying in the bath. And it’s all very well to say ‘let’s film an episode in the bathroom’, but when your bathroom is barely big enough to turn around in, where do you put the camera? But we… Read on…

Write Where You Are Episode 1

Why make a video series? It’s not the most obvious thing to do when you’re someone who dislikes having their photo taken. But when Covid-19 started and the country went into lockdown, like many others, I wanted to do something to help. So I made a few writing challenge videos, primarily for my Patron of… Read on…