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John Cowton
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Return to Ephesus
My return to Ephesus paid off. I am happy to say the story I started in Turkey, after a trip to Ephesus around 5 years ago was finally completed after a return to Ephesus. So watch this space, available to an e-reader near you anytime now. Writing the book...

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April In Paris
April In Paris was released the year I was born. Sixty years on I have made my first visit to Paris, in April :-) I don't think a lot will have changed over the last six decades, for that matter maybe not in the last couple of centuries. Fashion, technology...

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Back from Get Writing 2014
My day at VWC's, (Verulam Writer's Circle), Get Writing did not disappoint me at all.  This year there seemed to be a very noticeable drop in attendance. I don’t understand why this should be, because the panels, workshops, pitching sessions were up to the ...

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Get Writing 2014
It's time to take my annual trip down to Hatfield for Get Writing 2014  on Saturday 29th March. It's just great to meet up with writers again, and for that reason, I just love a conference. It's not as writers all go to work in a writing factory everyday an...

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Nowhere To Go For New Comedy Writers
New writers of comedy have received another blow with the news that the BBC are about to announce they are taking BBC Three off air and making it available an internet only channel. It has been acknowledged that some of our most recent successful shows were...

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Romance, Sentiment and Magazines
If I was asked to describe my writing style I would say it is light-hearted, somewhat farcical, with an element of sentimentality thrown in for good measure. I was given feedback from a short story competition last year and was advised that what I thought w...

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Olfactory Memories
I have just had to complete a writing exercise for
my creative writing course focussing on smells that evoked certain memories
from the past. I thought I would like to share it with you and you are welcome
to add any of your own.   Old coats - When I
was li...

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