Union Street & social realism

My very favourite genre. It feels like sacrilege but I’ve been clearing my dusty bookshelves, for the dust probably exacerbates my new-found adult asthma. Having decided I would need to live to be at least 650 to read them all, even if I wanted to,  the collection (still) needs serious trimming. In removing old textbooks, [...]


Can I teach creative writing?

I've been asked that very question today and it is a pertinent one. When someone focuses on factual writing as I do, does it mean they can't write fiction? Possibly (though I do write short stories and poems; I've just not had any desire to really share them; some are quite personal). Does it mean [...]