Tag: writing

14 November 2020

How to get a book published

Have you ever dreamt of writing a book and seeing it on a shelf in a bookshop? Do you read a novel and think ‘I could do that?” It is said that everyone has a book inside them, but how does a new writer, having written their book, find a publisher? Do you really need an agent? Is it worth considering self-publishing, perhaps digitally? Catherine […]

15 July 2020

Comedy writer, Alan Stafford

How did a school music teacher become a comedy writer, hearing his ‘gags’ on the radio and winning an award for the best book title? When Alan Stafford from Ipswich tells the story, it sounds quite straight-forward but surely it must be hard work to be funny? “There are music teachers, much better than me, who spend all their spare time in orchestras, writing music […]