A quick round up of recent events

A busy November has given way to a quiet December but my growing collection of new poems is demanding attention so the blog is being neglected.  I've written about 20 new poems that I'm reasonably pleased with. Many more will likely never see in the New Year.  My editing knives have been sharpened. November began … Continue reading A quick round up of recent events

Mid-October Notes and looking ahead to November

With both of my children now at university and not that many freelance projects on the go (but probably enough, for now) I have a lot more hours to myself these days. So far in October there have been some decent blocks of time available for me to write.  Of course, that doesn't mean I've … Continue reading Mid-October Notes and looking ahead to November

Poetry News

A few acceptances recently, which are always pleasing (I won't bore you with the rejections).  Poetry Wales got in touch to say they've held on to two poems to publish in their summer issue (I had thought they'd be in the current issue).  That's fine by me, as long as they're still publishing them. (I would be … Continue reading Poetry News

I’ve started a new blog, just for poems

I thought it would be good to create a reasonably quiet, uncluttered, noise-free space for poems. The thing about writing a blog is that it's often tempting to add images, widgets, links and all sorts of stuff to make your site more interesting to visit.  But poems, in my opinion, really don't enjoy too much … Continue reading I’ve started a new blog, just for poems