Writing Trivia

My 18 Favourite Last Lines From Books I’ve Loved

Are there any questions? ~Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale (1986) You will have to learn everything all over again. ~Jay McInerney, Bright Lights, Big City (1984) The old man was dreaming about the lions. ~Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea (1952) No matter where I went, my compass pointed…

23 Famous Authors’ Homes

A.A. Milne Greenway - the holiday home of Agatha Christie Beatrix Potter's House The Bronte Sisters Danielle Steele lives in The Spreckels Mansion in Pacific Heights Edith Wharton’s estate, The Mount, Lenox, Massachusetts Ernest Hemingway Eudora Welty’s estate, Jackson, Mississippi Evelyn Waugh’s country house, Piers…

Winning Words – Romance Writing Short Story Winners

More good news for Writers Write! Another Writers Write graduate has won the The Essentials romance writing competition. Suzanne Jefferies, who completed Writers Write, and Writers Write 2,  was the winner for her entry ‘The Hunt’. Graduates, Shelagh Foster and Mia Botha, were previous winners of the competition.…

The 20 Best Bookish Gifts 2011

Are you looking for fabulous present for the beloved writer or reader in your life? Enjoy this selection of intriguing gifts, with some interesting price tags attached. 1.    Exclusive Literary Clutch Bags from €950 2.    Library Books Mug 3.    Leather book covers for Mac 4.   …

The Writing Desks Of 7 Famous Authors

Charles Dickens’s desk  Read more about Charles Dickens, born 7 February 1812, died 9 June 1870 Herman Hesse’s desk Read more about Hermann Hesse, born 2 July 1877, died 9 August 1962   J.R.R. Tolkien’s desk Read more about JRR Tolkien, born 3 January 1892, died 2 September 1973…
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