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What’s going on?

I normally email my list once a month or so with a summary of the news and advance notice of special offers. If you’d like to be one of the first in the know, click here.

RedPen Editing

Keen to start editing? The RedPen Editing courses don’t restart until March 2020. But, if, meanwhile, you’d like an editing tip a day, apply to join RedPen Editing – for free – for December, January and February.

RedPen Mentoring

Space within the RedPen Mentoring group is limited. If you think you need a mentor, for details of what’s available, click here.

When I Have Fears – my play …

A few years ago, I wrote a one-act play (about 20 minutes) and am now developing this further. The final play ‘Waving, Not Drowning’, will comprise four acts, and an amended version of ‘When I Have Fears’ will be the final act. Click here for more details.

Wednesday Writers

Writers’ group hosted by Christine Cooke  and Anne Rainbow, at Cottage Hotel, Hope Cove.

2020 dates: 4 March, 1 April, 6 May, 3 June, 1 July, 23 September, 21 October, 18 November

Click here for more details.


Dates for your diary

Fortnightly at 8pm on Tuesdays
  • 4 February, 18 February, 3 March, 17 March, 31 March, 12 May, 26 May …

60 minutes Q&A with Anne Rainbow, ScrivenerVirgin at the Simply Scrivener Special webinar.

Simply Scrivener Special

Links: in case you missed them!

Interview on SoundArt radio

I visited Dartington recently and was interviewed by Dave Clarke ( on soundArt radio. You can listen to the interview here.


Guest posts

A guest post on the NaNo blog. Click here.

A guest post on Dan Buri’s NothingAnyGood website.Dan Buri Guest Post

Podcast interviews

Guest interview on JoinedUpWriting podcast #88 16 October 2018

Hanieh Vidmar interviewing me about how and when to write your book. Click here to listen.

Brace yourself for the very excited Marc Guberti interviewing me about NaNoWriMo! Click here to listen.

Guest interview on the JoinedUpWriting podcast.Joined Up Writing Podcast