Web Sights

The recent launch of the Elwood Writers anthology Every Second Tuesday has prompted me to remember and reflect on the early days of the group. We’ve covered a lot of ground in thirteen-and-a-half years of meeting. One of the things we discussed at length back in the day was the merits or otherwise of having a website. I remember how helpful it was to weigh up the pros and cons together. I browsed through my site’s archives last night and went to its very first blog post from 19 January 2013, almost eight years ago. ‘All over her face’ is … Continue reading Web Sights

Armistice Day

Originally posted on Elwood Writers:
In 2018, Elwood Writers was commissioned by Vision Australia Radio’s Tim McQueen to create the material for a special edition of the literary program Cover to Cover. The program was to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day, and was broadcast then repeated on 9 and 11 November. Today marks 102 years since the signing of the armistice ending the First World War. For another chance to hear our Armistice Day Centenary stories, an audio file of the commemorative edition of Cover to Cover can be accessed here. The stories are also collected in a dedicated… Continue reading Armistice Day

Launch of Every Second Tuesday

We are delighted to have the Elwood Writers group – Jennifer Bryce, Margaret McCaffrey, Helen McDonald and Barry Lee Thompson – join us online to discuss Every Second Tuesday. A new anthology of poetry, fiction and memoir, this kaleidoscope of stories spans the globe from the trenches of France in World War One to a dystopian Australia, via contemporary Harlem and the streets of northern England. Elwood Writers will chat about their book and their group with award-winning local author Lee Kofman. Readings Books Join me and the other members of Elwood Writers in conversation online on Wednesday 9 December at … Continue reading Launch of Every Second Tuesday