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Carys Bray – Sweet Home

Carys Bray – Sweet Home

Did you catch Carys Bray’s collection of short stories on BBC Radio 4 earlier this year? Sweet Home won the 2012 Scott Prize and five episodes are available to listen to on the BBC Radio 4 Extra website. You can catch Carys Bray with fellow author Amanda Brooke in conversation at Wordpool on Friday 3 […]

Wordpool 2015 has launched!

Wordpool 2015 has launched!

The Festival has begun and there is a real buzz of excitement down here at the Winter Gardens Mazzei Cafe with beautiful piano music from Mike Taylor setting just the right note for the evening. Deputy Mayor Cllr Tony Brown and Deputy Mayoress Mrs Angela Brown are due to arrive any minute now to officially […]

Amanda Brooke Talks About The Tragedy That Inspired Her To Write

Amanda Brooke Talks About The Tragedy That Inspired Her To Write

I only started writing about ten years ago when my young son was diagnosed with leukaemia. When Nathan was ill and after he died, writing gave me a way of channelling my emotions and making sense of my grief. At first I wrote about my experiences but eventually I began to write fiction and my […]

Helen Phifer – A Few Facts You May Not Know

Helen Phifer – A Few Facts You May Not Know

Helen was nominated for the Romantic Novelists’ Association Joan Hessayon Award 2014 She’s a member of the Crime Writers Association & The Romantic Novelists’ Association Her first book The Ghost House was released in Oct last year and the sequel The Secrets of the Shadows in April this year. Both of them have been Amazon […]

Co3 and Aspire Youth Dance

Co3 Dance is leading Aspire Youth Dance based at Aspire Academy, Blackpool on a new venture – exploring the world of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ through dance, poetry and music. See them at Story Safari in Stanley Park on Sat July 4th.

How To Make The Grade in Self Publishing

How To Make The Grade in Self Publishing

https://blackpoollibrary.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/dan-and-karen.jpg With the rise of successful self-publishing, it will definitely be worth checking out Dan Worsley & Karen Charlton’s discussion ‘How to make the grade in self-publishing’. Tickets are selling fast for this event so don’t leave it too late to book yours! https://blackpoolwordpool.wordpress.com/wordpoolprogramme/