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Jun
24

All You Need is Pen, Paper and a Smile, from Jenny Kane

Everyone has a story to tell, and everyone has their own way in which to tell it. Life writing concentrates on using your own experiences and turning them into works of fiction. In 2013 I wrote my first contemporary fiction novel, Another Cup of Coffee. The idea for this book came from a conversation I […]

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Apr
03

The Book Is Dead – Long Live The Book!

Were you there when they tried to bury the book? Even before there was any news of its demise? The crocodiles were there; the kindled flames of digitalis were licking round a coffin made out of old book covers. The trend checkers were there singing from their iPads about ‘birth cohorts’ and ‘generational trends’. And, […]

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Feb
24

Wild Words from Bridget Holding

I like to help writers find the wild, in themselves, their words, and also in the Penzance Literary Festival. In 2014 I ran a workshop in the stunning Morrab Gardens about how to track down your ‘Wild Words’. In 2015 I re-entered that tropical paradise, and it was all about ‘How To Eat an Elephant’ […]

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Jan
29

Working with Strangers – Penzance Litfest 2016

Our latest guest blog is from Sue Kittow who took part in The Land and Seascape of Cornwall in 2016. Sue writes… I regularly give talks on how I came to write walks books, and of course publicise my books, and doing it solo is one thing, but getting together with two strangers was another matter. […]

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Jun
30

Festivals You Must Not Miss In England This July

As summer arrives, so does the endless list of possibilities. From drinks to performance, to literature and food, an array of festivals are coming to England this July and you don’t want to miss them. To help, The Culture Trip London have discovered those you should pencil in right now! Read more at The Culture Trip website (28th […]

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Jun
30

Cornwall Life, July 2016

Penzance gets literary. Cornwall is unmatched for art, but more and more of us are checking out the printed word as well as paint, especially at events like Penzance’s Literary Festival. Download article…  

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Jun
23
Jun
23

Aspects Holiday Blog, June 2016

  Aspects Holidays, a provider of self-catering cottage holidays in Cornwall have written a lovely blog post featuring Penzance Literary Festival. Read more…

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