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Name Drop in Centre by Ms Paige Turner

09/07/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

Which one of these celebrities have I never met? Free assessment (up to 200 words) for the first one in with the correct answer! 1. Chris Biggins 2. Kate O’Mara 3. Dr Liam Fox 4. James Corden 5. Elton John 6. Carrie Fisher 7. David Essex 8. Kenneth Branagh 9. Christine Keeler 10. The Queen […]

‘Shakespeare’s Clock’ by Jan Moran Neil

30/06/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

This is the title of my next novel and I have just signed with Cranthorpe Millner Publishers. It will be out next year. Let’s hope I will be able to launch in person. Spread your Lovely Words and Not the Virus. An Anthology entitled ‘When This is All Over …’ in aid of the Rennie […]

‘God Speed the Vaccine …’

13/06/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘God Speed the Vaccine’ by Ms Paige Turner – Blog 243 Karen Gray-Kilfoil who runs the Scribblers Writers’ group in Fish Hoek, Cape Town has asked me to help her out in a Live Webinair meeting next week. She would like a list of topics writers can tackle for my ‘When This is All Over’ […]

‘Sunday Shoes’ Commendation

27/05/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Sunday Shoes’ Commendation. I was delighted to be one of three commendations after three winners in the Enfield National Poetry Competition. There were a thousand entries and the comp was judged by Ruth Padel. You can view the poem here: www.enfieldpoets.com ‘Spread your Lovely Words and Not the Virus.’ An Anthology entitled ‘When This is […]

Born in the Time of Coronavirus

14/05/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

Welcome to this extraordinary globe Eleanor Rose. And always remember, Ellie there is a pharmacy inside your wonderful body. Born Friday 1st May. 5 pounds 9 ounces. Now we are into some more downtime, do send me your words. Spread your Lovely Words and Not the Virus. I am working on an anthology entitled ‘When […]

Spread Your Lovely Words and Not the Virus …

25/04/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Spread your Lovely Words and Not the Virus …’by Ms Paige Turner Dear Writers, I am re-posting the info’ on submission for the anthology ‘When This is All Over …’ I’ve had submissions from 9 year olds and from Dublin, Spain, South Africa, USA, Canada and Birmingham. Please send me any poems (Haiku? Limericks? Clerihew? […]

Spread Your Lovely Words and Not the Virus

17/04/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Spread your Lovely Words and Not the Virus …’ by Ms Paige Turner Dear Writers, Now there is downtime for another three weeks you may wish to do some writing. Please send me any poems (Haiku? Limericks? Clerihew? Sonnets? Freestyle?). And/or fiction or creative non-fiction up to 200 words for the anthology: ‘When This is […]

When This is All Over …

03/04/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

When This is All Over … by Ms Paige Turner Over the next few weeks and months send me your poems and any narrative up to 200 words about your thoughts, wishes, hopes, reflections on this time: what is happening in your world and what is happening to the world out there. Unpublished submissions from […]

‘A Kind of Grief …’

20/03/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘A Kind of Grief …’ by Ms Paige Turner I’ve been in isolation all week and yet it’s been the busiest of weeks doing something which has been a lifelong anathema to me: cancelling. And I’ve been cancelled on. It’s a kind of grief. Having to let go of booked out evening workshops and a […]

‘Speaking with Confidence’ by Ms Paige Turner

11/03/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

I am tutoring this course so no pressure on me then. AT: Gerrards Cross Memorial Centre, East Commoon, Gerrards Cross, SL9 7AD ON: Saturday 25th April TIME: 10.00 am until 3.30 pm COST: £45 COURSE CODE: A6ECO7AHO CONTACT: EMAIL: studentenquiries@buckscc.gov.uk www.adultlearningbcc.ac.uk TEL: 01296 382403 Delivering a speech at a gathering or wedding? Giving a talk […]