Meeting Debbie McLeod, author of Best Friends Forever: Practical Steps and Wisdom to Ease Pet Loss

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This week, I'd like to introduce Debbie McLeod, a hypnotherapist, spiritual coach, counsellor, teacher of authentic empowerment and spiritual development; who has also written the book Best Friends Forever. What is one thing that no-one would usually know about you? That…

Meeting Maya Pieris, Hysteria 2017 poetry category judge

Maya Pieris is one of the judges for the Hysteria 2017 poetry category. She has had poems and prose published in the South Poetry anthologies, Dorset Voices, This Little World (Dorset Writers Network), the 2015 Canterbury Poetry Festival anthology, Poems From…

Soapbox by Kathryn V. Jacopi, winner of the Hysteria 2016 poetry category

If I could, I’d travel backwards in time to an 1816 bustling seaport. I’d wear jelly shoes and a long t-shirt donning me in a cartoon bikini ―that’d totally freak ‘em out. I’d find a crate, step up and shout:…

Meeting Dane Cobain, author of Eyes Like Lighthouses When the Boats Come Home

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Hi everyone, this week I'd like to introduce Dane Cobain, the author of several books including Eyes like lighthouses when the boats come home. It's Dane's first book of poetry, distilled from the sweat of a thousand memorised performances in this…

Meeting Nicola Warwick, author of Groundings

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This week I'd like you all to meet Nicola Warwick. After attempts to write plays and novels, she rediscovered poetry while taking a Diploma in Creative Writing in 1999, and has been writing more seriously since then. She has been…

The Thursday Throng author interview with Lesley Fletcher, author of ‘5 Pillars of the Gypsy’

‘Throng’ is n. - A multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; a crowd. Welcome to The Thursday Throng and this week I'd like to welcome Lesley Fletcher, a poet and the creator of…