Julia Webb-Harvey

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Month

March 2015

My Writing Retreat

16 – 21 March 2015: Rosemerryn, Lamorna The Writing Retreat, is run by Kath Morgan and Jane Moss, writers and creative writing tutors based in Cornwall.  This was their second retreat, and they had one returning client – testament to their… Continue reading →

Book review: Larkswood by Valerie Mendes

“one house, one family – and a lifetime of secrets” Larkswood was a gift from a friend and I wanted to read it because of this.  If I’m honest, I wouldn’t have finished it otherwise.  The book cover suggests an… Continue reading →

What I learned last week….

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I'll post a full review of my week with The Writing Retreat, but this has really freed me up! I just need to get over myself and GET WRITING SHIT!

  I’ll post a full review of my week with The Writing Retreat, but this has really freed me up! I just need to get over myself and GET WRITING SHIT!

A writer lost…

I was going to write that I’ve had a bit of a writing hiatus, but that’s not strictly true.  For much of February my husband and I have been celebrating his 60th birthday, and our 10th wedding anniversary.  We spent… Continue reading →

Book review:  Touching Distance by Rebecca Abrams

Touching Distance is a historical fiction based on the life of Alec Gordon, the man who in 1790 discovered the truth behind the spread of childbed fever, or puerperal sepsis, a disease more deadly than plague.  It is an absorbing… Continue reading →

Drum roll… I won a writing competition!

I alluded to the fact that I’d won a competition, but I wasn’t able to say anything because it hadn’t been announced or published. It is my first creative writing win. I won the local writing competition for The Mylor… Continue reading →

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