Writing advice from Bernadine Evaristo

Bernadine Evaristo won the Booker Prize in 2019 for her novel Girl, Woman, Other about 12 primarily black British women. She was the first black woman to win this prize, which has been running since 1969. Prior this this she had received a host of awards and acknowledgements for her writing. Evaristo has spoken candidly… Continue reading Writing advice from Bernadine Evaristo

Writing advice from Ann Schuster

I love buying books about writing. It makes me feel as if I am a real writer and makes me pay attention to the books I read in a different way. But, many of these books contain the disappointing news that this act of buying books about writing, an act I take great pleasure in,… Continue reading Writing advice from Ann Schuster

10 tips on marriage

Yesterday my husband and I celebrated ten months married. When you read that you might be laughing at the fact that I'm dishing out advice like a seasoned married person - don't worry, I'm laughing with you. Last month I had the honour of being asked to speak at my uncle's wedding. He asked me… Continue reading 10 tips on marriage