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Win A Free Manuscript Evaluation and Publishing Plan

Want to win a free manuscript evaluation and publishing plan?  In a past life, in Dublin, I was a creative writing mentor, facilitator and teacher and our school saw so many students go on to publish well that we opened a literary agency. Many of “our” authors won awards, many others have hit bestseller lists and a number have gone on to full time writing careers. I’m coming out of curating retirement in aid of Cricklewood Library. As part of our Zadie Smith fundraising event, I am personally offering one full manuscript evaluation and publishing plan to one winning author. This is not…

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EVENT: Free to Read, Free To Write: Zadie Smith in Conversation With Orna Ross

Tickets are now sold out for our event in aid of Cricklewood Library “Free to Read, Free to Write: Zadie Smith in Conversation With Orna Ross”. But you can still join in. We will be recording the event and it will be available on the Cricklewood Library website, and various social media. In the meantime, we are looking for donations to the literary auction we’ll be holding on the night… and also online, once the event is over. And we’ll be running a draw for a Free Manuscript Evaluation and Publishing Plan.   Zadie Smith in Conversation With Orna Ross: The Cause For…

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Freeing Writing, Freeing Reading: Zadie Smith In Conversation With Orna Ross

Freeing Writing, Freeing Reading: Zadie Smith. World-renowned author, Zadie Smith,  who has said that she owes her “whole life to books and libraries”, is to return to NW2 in support of Friends of Cricklewood Library. And I’m thrilled to have been invited to interview and chair a discussion with her. I’m a huge fan of Zadie’s work, her essays as well as her fiction. And the event is in aid of Cricklewood Library, a cause very close to my heart and my home. Feel Free is Zadie’s newest book and our theme for the evening is Free to Read, Free To Write. Expect a, yes, freewheeling…

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Go Creative… With Jay Z

Last Time: Go Creative… With Poppy Z Brite “I hit the streets for the same reason a lot of other kids do: I … loved the idea of cutting myself loose from the rules and low ceilings of the straight world. “The truth is that most kids on the corner aren’t making big money … The kid on the streets is getting a shot at a dream. “The dream is that he will be the one to make this hustling [drugs] thing pay off in a big way … They’re working because they think they’re due Read More

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