Tags: Wordpool

Elly Griffiths and Elizabeth Fremantle – Reviews in altblackpool

Some great coverage of the Festival this year from altblackpool, Blackpool’s newest online arts, music and community magazine. Their writers have really captured the mood of the festival. Read David Riley’s review of the Elly Griffiths event here, http://www.altblackpool.co.uk/elly-griffiths-at-wordpool-2013 For our Morning Coffee with Elizabeth Fremantle we used an interview format which worked really well. […]

Wordpool is making the most of moving to sunny July

We’re opening up the delightful secluded  garden at Anchorsholme Library for our Cream Tea with Freda Lightfoot event on Thurs, 4th July 1.30pm. Freda draws on childhood memories of Lancashire to write her successful family sagas. and the background of the beautiful Cumbrian Fells,  where she raised her own family, for many of her novels including the best selling […]

Deborah Morgan talks about her debut novel, Disappearing Home and getting published

Deborah Morgan talks about her debut novel, Disappearing Home and getting published

Palatine Library, Thurs July 4th 7.30-9pm Deborah Morgan lives in Liverpool. Before taking up writing, she worked as a chambermaid, a bingo caller, a dressmaker and a primary school teacher. Disappearing Home is Deborah’s first book and was written at the instigation of legendary film-maker Terence Davies. She is an enthusiastic and entertaining speaker and […]

Author Paula Rawsthorne to visit to Highfield Humanities College

Author Paula Rawsthorne to visit to Highfield Humanities College

Highfield’s Book Group will be interviewing Paula when she visits school to talk to Year 9 on Friday July 5th. They are currently reading Blood Tracks Paula’s latest book. They’ll be reviewing it and writing about Paula’s visit on our blog. Paula is an exciting new talent in YA fiction. She writes with passion and […]

Matt Hilton 2-3pm, Thursday 4th July 2013 at Layton Library

Matt Hilton 2-3pm, Thursday 4th July 2013 at Layton Library

Book early for this! We think Matt is one of the UK’s most exciting thriller writers. He’s also a former police officer, security expert, a 4th Dan black belt and coach in Ju-Jitsu! Rules of Honour is his  latest novel and the eight novel in the Joe Hunter  series. ‘If you like Jack Reacher books, you’ll love […]

Join the Discussion – Writing a One Act Play with David Riley

Join the Discussion – Writing a One Act Play with David Riley

2.30-4.30pm, Friday 5th July 2013 at Central Library Come and discuss some of the things that make up a good one act play. See how different artistic genres can be drawn on to make something effective and different. David is a playwright and is a previous winner of the Blackpool based Grand Words one act […]

Elizabeth Fremantle – Queens Gambit

Elizabeth Fremantle – Queens Gambit We can’t wait to meet Elizabeth in person at Wordpool, Join us to hear Elizabeth’s fascinating  account of life at the  Tudor Court Friday July 5th, 10.30am at Central Library. Free event includes morning coffee.