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Dialogue with the Queen by Ms Paige Turner

15/04/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

Dialogue with the Queen by Jan Moran Neil Last night I dreamt the Queen said to me, “Oh Janet, weren’t you in the crowd at Jubilee in … nineteen seventy seven? Wasn’t it that little town in Devon?” “Falmouth,” I replied. “Ah yes, and in nineteen eighty two at Regent’s Park, we remember asking you […]

Happy Easter Bunnies …

03/04/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

Am rather bogged down with 412 submissions for the anthology ‘When This is All Over …’ but getting there with Co-Editor and Author – Adrian Spalding www.adrianspalding.co.uk So watch this space. One space left on the Creative Ink Zoom 10.00 am until 11.30 am next Friday 9th April.

Last Call/Submissions for When This is All Over Anthology

21/03/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

Final Call/Submissions for ‘When This is All Over …’ Anthology in aid of the Rennie Grove Hospice at Home Deadline: Wednesday 31st March Wordage: Up to 200 words of poetry, fiction or personal experience. Link to the pandemic, however tenuous. Add a couple of sentences about yourself: where you are from, where you live now […]

When This is All Over – Final Call for Submissions

07/03/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

The deadline for the anthology ‘When This is All Over’ in aid of the Rennie Grove Nurses is the end of March. Up to 200 words of poetry, fiction or personal experience. We have: 1. Over 300 submissions from across the world. 2. A beautiful cover by Linda Ralph. 3. And the expertise of fellow […]

Bread Pudding Days by Jan Moran Neil

14/02/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

Bread Pudding Days by Jan Moran Neil 20 year today this Valentine’s Day. On soggy days when the rain spits my mother’s house is filled with the warmth of cinnamon sticks, rich dried fruit and softly sifted sugar. She folds and wraps our words: – the bargain cost of my orange gloves – the price […]

Painting the Sydney Harbour Bridge …

08/02/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

Painting the Sydney Harbour Bridge … by Ms Paige Turner ‘The cupboards need cleaning out,’ I said to Mr Justin Case this week. ‘But you’ve only really just finished cleaning them out,’ he said. Deep sigh. ‘I know,’ I said. ‘But once one finishes that job it’s time to start all over again,’ thinking that […]

New Services Offered …

23/01/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

New Services Offered … by Ms Paige Turner By request I am now offering: Online Educational Creative Writing Support for Young People: £100 – three assignments set, proof read and with feedback plus a 40 minute Zoom. (Please email me: info@janmoranneil.co.uk and let me know if you have different needs.) Creative Writing Sessions on Zoom. […]

Online Educational Support in Creative Writing for Young People …

09/01/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

‘Online Educational Support in Creative Writing …’ by Ms Paige Turner Needs must. I have started to give online Creative Writing support for young people. This will be tailor made for your young person with a number of assignments, feedback, proof reading and hand out sheets on Characters, Plot, Theme, Story Building etc. We can […]

No Pressure, 2021

02/01/2021 // by Jan Moran Neil

No Pressure, 2021 by Ms Paige Turner We all hope so much from the year. Happy New Year if that is not an oxymoron. Here’s a billet-dure for the jogger on Forty Green Road, Beaconsfield who came up behind me and brushed my shoulder whilst I was on my morning walk: ‘I respect your right […]

A Pandemic Pantomime

10/12/2020 // by Jan Moran Neil

A Pandemic Pantomime by Ms Paige Turner If you can’t go to one, then write one for the family. That’s what I have done. Can’t bear the thought that the children won’t get to hiss and boo this year. I’ve been sending props (through Amazon) – I don’t go into shops – through to Maddie […]