Julia Webb-Harvey

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An alphabet of ‘the sea and me…’

So, I decided that I wanted to up my reflections on the sea. The sea was one of the drawing forces that drove us to live in Cornwall. Recently I’ve been thinking about the notion of the sea. What does… Continue Reading →

Book Review: Release The Bats, by DBC Pierre

“Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, Release the Bats explores the mysteries of why and how we tell stories, and the craft of writing fiction. DBC Pierre reveals everything he learned the hard way.” I haven’t read Vernon… Continue Reading →

And how is the writing going…?

My sister visited this weekend. “How’s the writing going?”, she said. “Hmmm…” She asked the question directly. I’ve been avoiding asking it of myself. She gave me a look. A look between sisters. It reached the neglected writer, who seemed… Continue Reading →

You must drink champagne immediately…

I typed THE END last week. Then I wrote it in my scratchy pen on my scene tracker. Then I nearly cried. I texted my sister, my mum, Jane (of Writing Retreat fame). My sister was the first to come… Continue Reading →

Goodbye 2015… Hello 2016

What a way to wind up 2015 with… The Caribbean. Antigua is utterly beautiful, and I fell in love with the island, its people, and those warm, warm waters. It was perfect to just escape from this relentless revolting weather,… Continue Reading →

My second Writing Retreat

(photo credit to The Writing Retreat) I wasn’t going to attend another writing retreat this year, but Kath Morgan and Jane Moss enticed me by the subject matter. The hook was ‘The Narrative Structure’. I wasn’t disappointed. In truth, I… Continue Reading →

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