Tag Archives: Codes of Conduct

“Leaves are letting go”

     Welcome November, embrace dark nights,   settle yourself for the year’s end,                         the chaos, commerce,  melancholy                     and all hope … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Readings                      My pamphlet ‘Codes of Conduct’ has taught me something – friends can be lovely. I’ve done a few readings in recent months, the key ones … Continue reading

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Hedgehogs and Bookshops

Recently I’ve done a few readings as a way of officially launching ‘Codes of Conduct’. The first was at The Pitshanger Bookshop in Ealing. The shop is close to where I work and Fiona, who owns and runs the shop, … Continue reading

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The Process of Pamphlet Publication pt3

The Stress of Proof Reading Hyphen or no hyphen? Centred on page or not? Why did I find the proof reading stage so tense? I guess because it felt like I was about to push the button on something and … Continue reading

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The Process of Pamphlet Publication pt 2

“I would like to thank my goldfish …”  Writing the poems in ‘Codes of Conduct’, my pamphlet that won the Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet Competition, was tricky, but the real challenge came when I was asked by Jan Fortune at … Continue reading

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The Process of Pamphlet Publication pt 1

Had I really won? This year I was a winner of the Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet Prize. Part of the prize is a publishing contract; my pamphlet will be published in 2016. I thought following the process, from hearing I … Continue reading

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