Bournemouth Festival of Words

Julie from Roving Press and I talked yesterday at the Bournemouth Festival of Words. It was a good session and lots of interesting questions were asked. Julie spoke about writing non-fiction and putting together a manuscript for publication. I covered writing fiction, especially for younger readers, and talked about plot structure, character and style/genre. Everyone who came along had a background in writing and there were interesting and diverse backgrounds. I hope all the writers continue to pursue their goal of getting published. Last night I was looking at the new book Dorset Voices – there are some great writers out there. Especially enjoyed the poetry.