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Write On! Audio Episode Two: October 2021

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An interview with Jaspreet Kaur : Write On! Audio Weekly
An interview with Jaspreet Kaur : Write On! Audio Weekly
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print This month’s interview is with novelist, poet, spoken word artist and historian Jaspreet Kaur.  Passionate about gender issues, taboo subjects and effecting social change across the South Asian community and wider society, her book ‘Brown Girl Like Me has’ been described as “an inspiring memoir and empowering manifesto that equips women with the confidence and tools they need to navigate the difficulties that come with an intersectional identity.” Find out more about Jaspreet by visiting her website https://www.behindthenetra.com/ Follow Jaspreet on Twitter. https://twitter.com/behindthenetra And Instagram https://www.instagram.com/behindthenetra/ The interview is lead by Write On!’s Diya Padiyar, with support from Madeleine F  White https://www.instagram.com/teenagerwritings/ Jaspreet features as the lead interview and cover star for Write On! issue 15. Coming to pentoprint.org and libraries and other distribution networks on 13 December. We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Our next edition will be out on 6th December and features writing tips from novelist and audio dramatist Cailean Steed  Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory.  Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
46:10
November 22, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly: A writing showcase selected by Mirabel Lavelle
Write On! Audio Weekly: A writing showcase selected by Mirabel Lavelle
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print. Today’s Showcase is selected by Write On’s Mirabel Lavelle.    The pieces in the showcase are: Kettle by Eithne Cullen Anxiety and Binge Eating by Sam Gibson Alcova by Janice Caruana The readers were Sally Walker-Taylor and Chris Gregory If you enjoyed Janice Caruana’s piece, you can read her book which is entitled: The Midwife and Birth in the Maltese Community in the 20th Century. It depicts life in  Maltese homes, where, a special room called, Alcova, was a space where a bride got to know her groom, fell pregnant and then gave birth and nursed her baby. You can follow Mirabel on twitter where she posts as https://twitter.com/Mirabel20287342 And you can read her showcase selections here https://pentoprint.org/showcase-nut-a-boy-midwife-extract-diabetes-anxiety-eating/ Please note - we incorrectly stated in the presenter script for this podcast that Mirabel teaches at the University of Sunderland.  We should have said that she  "taught" there.   We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Our next edition features an interview with the agenda setting author, poet and educator, Jaspreet Kaur.
14:34
November 15, 2022
Poems by Nicole Piscopo: A Write On! Audio Listener Contribution
Poems by Nicole Piscopo: A Write On! Audio Listener Contribution
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print This month’s listener contribution is from Maltese poet and playwright Nicole Piscopo.  Nicole is a poet in her twenties whose work is often shared on Instagram where she posts as https://www.instagram.com/maybe_its_fate_poetry/ You can also find Nicole’s work on Facebook at https://m.facebook.com/penguinandpandapoetry If you’ve enjoyed listening to Nicole’s poetry and would like to share some of your own writing with us we’re always delighted to read your contributions. Please submit your work to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ On the podcast next week, we’ll have a showcase selected by Write On!’s Mirabel Lavelle.  Subscribe by searching “pen to print” in your favourite podcast app. Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
09:07
November 08, 2022
Writing Tips from Novelist Bill Swiggs : Write On! Audio
Writing Tips from Novelist Bill Swiggs : Write On! Audio
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our November writing tips are from Australian novelist and short fiction writer Bill Swiggs.  Bill’s acclaimed novel Blood in the Dust was published in 2019 and Bill won the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Award for “Best Unpublished Manuscript” for Blood in the Dust.  He has combined writing with careers in the Australian Air Force, the Police Force and as a firefighter. You can find out more about Bill and his work by following him on facebook here https://www.facebook.com/adventurebooksaus/ and on twitter here https://twitter.com/bswiggs We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
13:12
November 01, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : An interview with Professor M Wynn Thomas
Write On! Audio Weekly : An interview with Professor M Wynn Thomas
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print In our October interview, Write On! editor Madeleine White chats to academic, author and poet Professor M Wynn Thomas about his career, approach to writing and his latest book “The History of Wales in Twelve Poems”  The interview was part of Write On’s ReadFest and recorded via zoom. You can find out more about Professor Wynn Thomas by visiting his page on the website of Swansea University where he teaches https://www.swansea.ac.uk/crew/crew-staff/professor-m-wynn-thomas/ Find out more about The History of Wales in Twelve Poems and order a copy from publisher The University of Wales Press here https://www.uwp.co.uk/book/the-history-of-wales-in-twelve-poems/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
39:56
October 25, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : A showcase selected by Diya Padiyar
Write On! Audio Weekly : A showcase selected by Diya Padiyar
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our October showcase is selected by Write On’s Diya Padiyar.  Diya is a writer from Goa in India and this is her second showcase for Write On! The pieces Diya selected for this showcase are      ‘Where is Home?’ By Diya Padiyar      ‘Right Now You are my Home’ by Jazziel Fernandes      ‘The Wind’s Embrace’ by Nadia Sadiq      ‘Looking for Home’ by Nadia Sadiq The reader in this showcase is Sally Walker-Taylor You can find out more about more about Diya by following her on Instagram where she posts as https://www.instagram.com/teenagerwritings/ And you can read Diya’s selections for this showcase on the Pen-to-Print website here https://pentoprint.org/showcase-ode-home-roof-heart-you/ Next week on Write On! Audio we’ll bring you an interview with the academic and author of The History of Wales in 12 Poems, Professor M. Wynn Thomas We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
12:28
October 18, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : A Listener Contribution by Allan Lochead
Write On! Audio Weekly : A Listener Contribution by Allan Lochead
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our October Listener contribution comes from Allan Lochhead, an engineer and actor from south London. Originally training as an engineer, the door opened to the world of poetry and drama when he attended a public speaking evening class run by the actor George Pensotti, at the Mary Ward Centre in London. A long-standing member of Equity, Allan has sung in the choir and performed his own monologue, directed by the late Roger Lloyd Pack. He has also written a comedy, which was performed at the Actor’s Centre in London. He travelled around the country with Theatre In Education tours, was part of a successful Street Theatre company which toured the UK and abroad, and worked at the Millenium Dome for a year, with the Natural Theatre Company.  The main influence for his poetry is simple: anything that moves him emotionally. He has had poems and features published in Woman’s Weekly, Woman’s Weekly Fiction Special and WriteOn! magazines and was runner-up in a poetry competition run by Westminster Council and judged by Andrew Motion. You can find out more about more about Allan Lochead and his writing by following him on twitter where he posts as  https://twitter.com/LochPhoto Next week on Write On! Audio we’ll bring you a showcase selected by Diya Padiya We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio.  This edition is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
14:32
October 11, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips from Deirdre Cartmill
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips from Deirdre Cartmill
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our October writing tips come from Deirdre Cartmill.   Deirdre is a poet, writer and playwright from Northern Ireland.  She has published two poetry collections, “The Return of the Buffalo” and “Midnight Solo”. She’s written for TV, stage and radio, and she’s recently received a commission from Belfast’s Lyric Theatre to write a new play. She is currently writing her first non fiction book, about her healing journey after surviving two heart attacks in a week when she was 43. You can find out more about Deirdre Cartmill and her writing by visiting her website www.deirdrecartmill.com And follow Deirdre on twitter at https://twitter.com/deirdrecartmill We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print
09:37
October 04, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : A showcase selected by Juneha Chowdhury
Write On! Audio Weekly : A showcase selected by Juneha Chowdhury
Our September showcase is selected and presented by Write On’s Juneha Chowdhury.   Juneha is a teacher and writer from east London. She won the Pen to Print Book Challenge in 2018 and is a regular contributor to Write On! magazine and Write On! Extra.  You can hear Juneha in the podcast introducing each of the pieces in the showcase. You can find out more about Juneha by visiting her website  https://junehachowdhury.com/ Following Juneha on twitter https://twitter.com/JunehaChowdhury You can read poems from this podcast and some additional pieces in Juneha’s showcase here: https://pentoprint.org/showcase-paris-library-out-of-season-flower-hats-so-cold/ Thank you to Juneha Chowdhury for selecting this month’s showcase.   The pieces you heard were: “The Co-Existence Equation” by Danny Baxter “Landing Place” by Bee McCormack-Henderson “Out Of Season Flower” by Palak Tewary The haiku were by Robin Nixon, Eithne Cullen and Mary Walsh. Our readers were Chris Gregory and Sally Walker-Taylor and the podcast was presented by Tiffany Clare. Join us on Write On! Audio in October for more poetry as we celebrate the UK’s National Poetry Day which is on Thursday 6th October. We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen to Print.  The Producer is Chris Gregory
10:57
September 27, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : An Interview with Louis de Bernières
Write On! Audio Weekly : An Interview with Louis de Bernières
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To PrintToday’s interview is with novelist, poet, musician and playwright Louis de Bernières.  The interviewer is Write On!’s Eithne Cullen.  The interview was recorded via zoom and we apologise for any sound issues arising from this.  The interview was recorded by Madeleine White and edited by Chris Gregory. You can find out more about Louis de Bernières and buy his books via his website here https://www.louisdebernieresofficial.com/ You can read the full interview with Louis in our upcoming edition of Write ON! Magazine which will be out on 28th September.  Details here https://pentoprint.org/write_on/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to:https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory.Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
36:06
September 20, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : Poems by Ovyuki - A Listener Contribution
Write On! Audio Weekly : Poems by Ovyuki - A Listener Contribution
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Today’s listener contribution is from London-based writer, photographer and spoken word artists Ovyuki.  You can find out more about  and her work by visiting her website www.ovyuki.com Ovyuki is the founder of Hidden Literature, a platform for poets, spoken word artists.  Find out more by visiting the Hidden Literature website www.hiddenliterature.com Follow Ovyuki on social media here Spotify | Instagram | Facebook We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. Poems were introduced written and performed by Ovyuki.  This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
11:15
September 13, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips from Ray Miles
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips from Ray Miles
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Today’s writing tips are by Ray Miles – a writer and poet who has been featured several times in Write On! You can read Ray’s poem, The Approach to Salisbury here https://pentoprint.org/showcase-saying-goodbye-approach-salisbury-tired/and you can listen to a reading of it in our December 2021 podcast If you’ve enjoyed Ray’s writing tips and you are a budding writer please check out our other editions featuring advice for writers. These are usually our first editions of each month and our interviews often include writing advice too. We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write On! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. You can send submission to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Our next edition features poetry from the multi-talented poet, photographer and spoken word artists Ovyuki. Be sure to subscribe in your favourite podcast app to hear it the moment it is released. Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
11:16
September 06, 2022
Write on! Audio Weekly: An interview with science fiction novelist and audio-dramatist Emily Inkpen
Write on! Audio Weekly: An interview with science fiction novelist and audio-dramatist Emily Inkpen
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Today’s interview is with science fiction novelist and audio fiction writer Emily Inkpen.  The interviewer is Chris Gregory You can find out more about Emily by visiting her website here https://www.emilyinkpen.com/ And find out about her drama The Dex Legacy by following this link.  https://www.thedexlegacy.com/ In this podcast we recommend three more science fiction audio drama podcasts you may wish to listen to.  You can find links to listen to these podcasts here Broken Road   https://www.recursor.tv/brokenroad Chaika  https://y2kpod.com/chaika/ Red Valley https://www.redvalleypod.com/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
42:03
August 23, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : A Showcase Selected by Amber Hall
Write On! Audio Weekly : A Showcase Selected by Amber Hall
Today’s showcase has been chosen by London-based writer Amber Hall. You can connect with Amber on Instagram (@amber.marie.123) and Twitter (@amber_marie_123). Read Amber’s first showcase at pentoprint.org here: https://pentoprint.org/showcase-worlds-apart-moon-watch-trees/ The pieces featured in this podcast are ‘Grandma’ by Amber Hall, ‘Worlds Apart’ by Tavinder New “You Watch” by Jack Tattersall and ‘Moon’ by Akshitha Ramalingam. The readers were Sally Walker Taylor and Chris Gregory The presenter of Write On! Audio is Tiffany Clare,  the editor is Madeleine White and production was by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories To submit your work, please visit https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/
14:31
August 16, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly: A Listener Contribution from Carole Pluckrose
Write On! Audio Weekly: A Listener Contribution from Carole Pluckrose
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print. This week on Write On Audio we have a listener contribution from Carole Pluckrose. Carole is a writer, director, producer and actor. In 2014 she co-founded Boathouse Studios, a creative arts venue in Braking. As you’ll hear, Carole is also a celebrant, officiating at funerals and weddings. Carole's monologue is called Funeral Story and it is written and performed by Carole Pluckrose with music, effects and editing by Chris Gregory.  The story is entirely fictional and the characters are not intended to represent any particular individual or individuals.   The recording was made via zoom and there are a couple of slight glitches for which we apologise.   Find out about Carole Pluckrose here https://www.boathousebarking.co.uk/carole-pluckrose and about her work as a celebrant here https://www.carolepluckrose.com/ Find out about The Boathouse, Barking here https://www.boathousebarking.co.uk/ As always this podcast has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/
13:51
August 09, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips from Andreas Loizou
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips from Andreas Loizou
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our writing tips today are from Andreas Loizou and based on his A-Z of Amazing Storytelling. Andreas Loizou teaches business storytelling, writing skills and finance at companies and universities around the world. He qualified as an accountant, worked as an equity analyst and was a director of training at Financial Times Knowledge. His book The Devil's Deal has been translated into nine languages. He's the founder of the Margate Bookie literary festival, a social enterprise which encourages a love of reading and writing. Find out more about Andreas and the Margate Bookie Festival which he founded here https://margatebookie.com/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
15:21
August 02, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : An interview with Erin Kelly
Write On! Audio Weekly : An interview with Erin Kelly
Our interview today is with novelist Erin Kelly. Erin’s debut novel The Poison Tree, published while Erin was working full time as a journalist, was adapted for television by ITV and enjoyed a huge amount of commercial and critical success. Subsequent books including “we know / you know” and “He said / she said” were featured on Richard and Judy’s book club and when an author was required to write the novelisation of the BAFTA winning TV show Broadchurch, Erin was selected.  Her most recent critically acclaimed novel is “Watch Her Fall.” The interviewer is Mary Walsh with Madeleine White You can find out more about Erin Kelly and order copies of her books at her website www.erinkelly.co.uk You can follow Erin on twitter at https://twitter.com/mserinkelly And Instagram https://www.instagram.com/erinjelly/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
25:11
July 26, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : A showcase selected by Charlotte Zisimides
Write On! Audio Weekly : A showcase selected by Charlotte Zisimides
Today’s showcase is selected by Charlotte Zisimides.  Charlotte came to Pen to Print through a competition called ‘What If YOU Spoke?’ which she entered with a poem called “Loss Of Limb”. She sent it to the nature competition,  judged by Zakiya Mckenzie and it was a runner-up. You can read Charlotte’s showcase which also includes a photograph taken by Charlotte over at pentoprint.org via the link below https://pentoprint.org/showcase-wait-musings-bridge-building/ The pieces in this podcast are “Wait” by Charlotte Zisimides read by Tiffany Clare and “Musings on Bridge Building” by Danny Baxter read by Chris Gregory. Find out more about Danny Baxter and follow him on Instagram  @dan_lbbd If you have been affected by the issues Charlotte discusses in the poem “Wait” you can find help and read more via this link https://pentoprint.org/about/advice-support/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
08:28
July 19, 2022
Write On Audio! Weekly : A listener contribution from Diya Padiyar
Write On Audio! Weekly : A listener contribution from Diya Padiyar
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our listener contribution today is from Diya Padiyar, a writer from Goa in India who is a regular contributor to Write On! Diya’s poems in this edition are called Comfort Zone Solitude The Other Side Where is Light? All poems were read and introduced by Diya herself. The soundscape music was written by Chris Gregory You can find out more about Diya by following her on Instagram where she posts as https://www.instagram.com/teenagerwritings/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
10:15
July 12, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips with YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy author Claire Buss
Write On! Audio Weekly : Writing Tips with YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy author Claire Buss
In today’s writing tips edition of Write On! Audio you can hear advice from Write On!’s deputy editor Claire Buss. Claire talks about how not to write a series and offers advice on reading for writers. You can find out much more about Claire who is a science fiction and fantasy writer writing for young adult readers by visiting her website https://clairebuss.co.uk/ You can also follow Claire on social media where she posts on twitter https://twitter.com/grasshopper2407 And on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/grasshopper2407/ You’ll find further links on her website. We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
16:15
July 05, 2022
Postcards From Another World by Frasier Armitage - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Postcards From Another World by Frasier Armitage - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Winner of the Audio Play competition (Sponsored by Alternative Stories)
05:31
June 30, 2022
Tales From The Shop Floor by James Marshall - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Tales From The Shop Floor by James Marshall - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Winner of the Pen to Print Short Story competition.
13:42
June 30, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : An Interview with Patrice Lawrence
Write On! Audio Weekly : An Interview with Patrice Lawrence
Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere brought to you by Pen To Print Our interview today is with Patrice Lawrence.  Born to Italian and Trinidadian parents, Patrice grew up in Brighton.  Her work has included writing acclaimed and prize-winning books for children and young adults with her novel “Eight Pieces of Silva” winning the inaugural Jhalak Prize for children and young adults books in 2021 The interviewer is Farzana Hakim You can find out more about Patrice and her work by visiting her website here https://patricelawrence.wordpress.com We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
27:07
June 28, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : "Census Time" by Patricia Mahoney
Write On! Audio Weekly : "Census Time" by Patricia Mahoney
Our Listener contribution today is from Patricia Mahoney. Patricia was born in Canada but now lives in London. Five of her plays have been professionally produced and she also works in poetry, short stories and flash fiction. She is also involved in Arts administration and management. Her husband is the musician and composer Jamie Moore and you can hear his voice and guitar accompanying Patricia in this piece which is called “Census Time”. Thank you to Patricia Mahoney for this listener contribution. The guitarist in this recording was Jamie Moore.  You can find out more about Patricia and her work by visiting her website here https://www.patriciamahoney.com/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere . This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.  
10:03
June 21, 2022
Write On! Audio Weekly : Bernie Morgan
Write On! Audio Weekly : Bernie Morgan
Welcome to the first of our new series of weekly podcasts.  This first edition features Bernie Morgan. Bernie is an author, public speaker, presenter and podcaster.  She’s the author of  “The Amazing Life of Cecilia Chattergee” which is based on the life of Bernie’s great grandmother a lawyer and fighter for women’s rights and independence in India under British rule.  You can hear an excerpt from the book read by Bernie in this podcast. You can find out more about Bernie and her book via her website. https://www.amazingwomeninvisiblelives.com/ You can read our showcase pieces and find out more about Pen To Print’s workshops, and events by visiting our website here https://pentoprint.org/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print.
05:53
June 14, 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Nine: May 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Nine: May 2022
The May 2022 edition of Write On! Audio features writing tips from Erin Kelly, an inspirational moment from Andreas Loizou, a showcase by Libraries Unlimited and a listener contribution from Danny Baxter. As usual, the presenter is Tiffany Clare In this edition of Write On! Audio you can hear · Inspirational moments from Andreas Loizou · Writing tips from Erin Kelly · A listener contribution featuring three poems by Danny Baxter · The May showcase which is selected by Libraries Unlimited and features o An excerpt from “A Chapter on Grief” by Rue Ronan read by Sally Walker Taylor o A poem “How Are You?” by Filippo Rossi read by Chris Gregory · And a look forward to future editions Here are some links to help you to find out more about our contributors You can visit Erin Kelly’s website at https://www.erinkelly.co.uk/ You can connect with Danny Baxter on Instagram @dan_lbbd Libraries Unlimited https://www.librariesunlimited.org.uk/ Find out more about Andreas Loizou here https://thanetwriters.com/writer/andreas-loizou/ And visit the Margate Bookie website here https://margatebookie.com/ You can read our showcase pieces and find out more about Pen To Print’s workshops, and events by visiting our website here https://pentoprint.org/ We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print. Starting in June we’ll be experimenting with a weekly format for Write On! Audio so please subscribe to have our editions delivered to you the moment they are released.
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May 31, 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Eight: April 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Eight: April 2022
The April 2022 edition of Write On! Audio features an interview with poet Daljit Nagra, Writing Tips from Stewart Ross, a Showcase from ‘Write Back’, poetry from Nicole Piscopo and much more. The podcast is presented by Tiffany Clare. In this edition of Write On! Audio you can hear: · A poem from Lauren Michelle · The Editor’s introduction by Madeleine White · Writing Tips from Stewart Ross · An interview with Daljt Nagra (Daljit was in conversation with Juneha Chowdhury) · The April showcase; selected by Blessings and Manusha from ‘Write Back’ featuring: o Chameleon by Toki read by Holly Skinner o Period by Hazel read by Holly Skinner · A Listener Contribution featuring poems by Nicole Piscopo · A look forward to future editions Here are some links to help you to find out more about our contributors: Visit Lauren Michelle on Instagram here: instagram.com/iamlaurenmichelle Visit Stewart Ross’s website here: stewartross.com Find out more about Daljit Nagra and his work here: daljitnagra.com And learn more about interviewer Juneha Chowdhury here: junehachowdhury.com And read the full interview along with all our other content at: pentoprint.org Visit Write Back’s page to find out more about their work here: write-back.org And check out Nicole Piscopo’s poetry on Instagram here: instagram.com/maybe_its_fate_poetry See a written version of Juneha’s conversation with Daljit in issue 12 of Write On! Magazine by visiting our website here pentoprint.org. That’s also where you’ll find the Showcase pieces, as well as being able find out more about Pen to Print’s workshop and events. We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write On! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. Please submit to: pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Thank you for listening to Write On! Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen To Print. The next edition of Write On! Audio will be out on 31 May so do subscribe to have it delivered to you the moment it is released.
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April 26, 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Seven: March 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Seven: March 2022
The March 2022 edition of Write On! Audio features a showcase selected by Juneha Chowdhury, Writing and Publishing tips for authors from Lucy Van Smit and Richard Gould, an interview with Vivian Archer from the Newham Bookshop and much more! As usual the presenter is Tiffany Clare. In this edition of Write On! Audio you can hear: · A poem The Smell of Spring by Linda James · A look at Women’s Empowerment Month by Iesha Denize · An introduction to the podcast by Write On! editor Madeleine White · Writing tips by Lucy Van Smit · An interview with Vivian Archer from the Newham Bookshop. The interviewers are Madeleine White and Eithne Cullen. · The March showcase is presented by Juneha Chowdhury and features: o Being Myself by Danny Baxter read by Chris Gregory o Madly In Love With Thunderstorms by Patsy Middleton o Dark Clouds by Palak Tewary o And Tread Gently on this Earth by Alicia Hayden all read by Sally Walker-Taylor · A Listener’s Contribution about self-publishing from Richard Gould who writes as R J Gould Here are some links so you can find out more about our contributors: Find out more about Iesha Denize and her art here: https://www.peachmangomaverick.com/about-the-artist/ You can visit Lucy Van Smit’s website to find out more about her and order her books here: http://lucyvansmit.com/ The Newham Bookshop website has details of many of the events mentioned in our interview and you can find out more by visiting the shop’s website here: https://www.newhambooks.co.uk/ You can find out more about our showcase editor Juneha Chowdhury and her work here: https://junehachowdhury.com/ Visit R J Gould’s website and find out more about his writing at his website here: https://www.rjgould.info/ You can find the full interview with Vivian in Sunday interviews on https://pentoprint.org/ You’ll also find our showcase pieces and get more information on Pen To Print’s workshops, and events by visiting our website. We’re always delighted to read your contributions so if you’d like to see your words in Write on! or hear them on this podcast please get in touch. To submit to Write On! visit: https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Alternatively, you can Email your submission to pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk with the Subject Line ‘Write On Submission.’ Thank you for listening to Write On Audio. This edition has been presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory. Write On Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen to Print. The next edition of Write On! Audio will be out on 26 April so please subscribe to have it delivered to you the moment it is released.
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March 29, 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Six: February 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Six: February 2022
Thank you for listening to the Write On! Audio February 2022 edition. As always, our presenter is Tiffany Clare and we have contributions from Palak Tewary, Eithne Cullen, Danny Rhodes, Cailean Steed, Charlotte Webb and Jonathan Hirons Our running order for this edition is · Inspirational moments from Palak Tewary and Eithne Cullen · An introduction from our editor, Madeleine White · Writing tips from Danny Rhodes · An interview with the 2021 Pen To Print Audio Play Competition winner Cailean Steed · This month’s showcase is compiled and introduced by Charlotte Webb . The featured pieces are “Stay” by Shahema Tafader , “The Storyteller’s Souk” by Claire Buss and “From Hate To Love” by Danny Baxter. The readers were Sally Walker Taylor and Chris Gregory. · A listener contribution from Jonathan Hirons in which he describes the aphasia he now suffers from as a result of a stroke and his subsequent change of career to become a film maker. The section ends with a short extract from one of Jonathan’s films. Palak Tewary is a writer who has frequently contributed to Write On! Read more of her work here  https://pentoprint.org/tag/palak-tewary/ Eithne Cullen is a poet, teacher and member of the Write On! Team. You can read her Writer of The Month feature in Write On! here https://pentoprint.org/writer-of-the-month-eithne-cullen/ Danny Rhodes is a novelist, short story writer and creative writing lecturer. You can find out more about Danny and his work via his website http://www.dannyrhodes.net/ Cailean Steed is a novelist and audio dramatist from Scotland. You can listen to her award winning audio drama Real Boy here https://www.buzzsprout.com/411730/9690521-real-boy-an-audio-drama And follow Cailean on twitter here https://twitter.com/caileansteed Charlotte Webb is am artist and illustrator from Wolverhampton.  You can visit her website to find out more about her work here https://cbwillustration.wixsite.com/illustration Find out more about film-make Jonathan Hirons and his work here https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7997253/ And about Aphasia here https://www.stroke.org.uk/what-is-aphasia You can find full details of all the upcoming events workshops and courses offered by our parent organisation Pen To Print via this link by visiting our events page here  https://pentoprint.org/about/events/ If you’ve enjoyed the writing featured in this edition and would like the chance to hear some of your own words on the podcast please contact us via our email address pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk  to submit your work via the submission page here https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Next month on Write On! Audio we’ll bring you another selection of content for writers everywhere. Thank you for listening to this edition which is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories Write On! Audio is part of the Write On! suite of publications, published by Pen to Print, an Arts Council England - National Portfolio Organisation, supported by Arts Council England and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
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February 23, 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Five: January 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Five: January 2022
Thank you for listening to the Write On! Audio January 2022 edition. As always, our presenter is Tiffany Clare and we have contributions from Arinola Araba, Lucy Kaufman, Mirable Lavelle and Bob Thompson with an interview with award-winning author Frances Hardinge. Our running order for this edition is · An inspirational moment from Arinola Araba · An introduction from our editor, Madeleine White · Writing tips, “A Year’s Experiment in Writing” by Lucy Kaufman · An interview with Frances Hardinge. The interviewer is Claire Buss · This month’s showcase is compiled and introduced by Mirabel Lavelle. The featured pieces are “Deceiving Appearances” by Vic Howard read by Chris Gregory, “Thank You To A Stranger” by Laura MacLennan and “Tram Shelter” by John Holmes both read by Sally Walker-Taylor · A short story “Carrion” by Bob Thompson Arinola Araba is an author, entrepreneur and Pen to Print regular. Lucy Kaufman writes drama for stage and screen. She has had 34 plays performed at venues around the UK and elsewhere and she teaches both stage and screen writing for Pen to Print. Frances Hardinge came to widespread publication attention when her 2015 novel, The Lie Tree won the Costa Book Award. She has published nine novels and numerous short stories. She has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal twice (not won it twice as we said in our presenter script) and won the Robert Holdstock Award for best fantasy novel for Cuckoo Song.  Mirabel Lavelle is a writer working on her debut novel and an academic tutor at the University Of Sunderland. Bob Thompson won a Pen to Print Flash fiction competition in 2020 and has been writing, acting and directing since he was 16. He has completed two full-length stage plays: The Equestrianist and The Richest Jewel. His first published novel is Old Tom and his first screenplay, The Ghost Walk, is in pre-production. We’d like to draw our listeners attention to some of the writing courses and workshops being run by our parent organisation Pen To Print over the next few weeks. We have a full range of tuition in poetry, fiction and scriptwriting and you can learn about writing for comic books with Wallis Eates and writing the sense with Write On!’s Eithne Cullen.  As usual you can find full details by visiting our events page here  https://pentoprint.org/about/events/ If you’ve enjoyed the writing featured in this edition and would like the chance to hear some of your own words on the podcast please contact us via our email address  pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk   to submit your work. Don’t forget, thanks to our partnership with Bloomsbury, the first two pieces we feature, either as “Listener Contributions” or “Inspirational Moments”, will receive the newly published: A Writer’s Journal by Lucy van Smit. Submit via the submission page here https://pentoprint.org/get-involved/submit-to-write-on/ Next month on Write On! Audio we’ll bring you another selection of content for writers everywhere. Thank you for listening to this edition which is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories If you have enjoyed this podcast please subscribe in your favourite podcast app to be notified when new editions are released. We always appreciate rating and reviews, preferably in Apple Podcasts. Write On! Audio is part of the Write On! suite of publications, published by Pen to Print, an Arts Council England - National Portfolio Organisation, supported by Arts Council England and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
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January 26, 2022
Write On! Audio Episode Four: December 2021
Write On! Audio Episode Four: December 2021
In the December edition of Write On! Audio you can hear · A festive Reasons To Be Cheerful by Mary Walsh read by Sally Walker-Taylor · Editor’s Introduction from Madeleine White · Writing tips from Patrick Forsyth · An interview with bestselling romantic novelist Sue Moorcroft: The interviewer is Diya Padiyar · December’s showcase from Eithne Cullen featuring “Tired” by Claire Buss read by Sally Walker-Taylor and “The Approach To Salisbury” by Ray Miles read by Chris Gregory · A listener contribution from Palak Tewary which is called “Christmas In The Air” · A look at our Thursday Connectors page introduced by Farzana Hakim. In this section we feature “The Mail Boat” by Eithne Cullen and “Things That Went Wrong For Me in 2021” by Fatima Ahmed both read by Hadiya Morris The presenter in this edition is Tiffany Clare The readers are Sally Walker-Taylor, Chris Gregory and Hadiya Morris Music and production are by Chris Gregory Write On! Audio is an Alternative Stories production for Pen to Print Coming up in January on Write On! Audio we’ll have our usual range of features, interviews, writing tips and listener contributions. Join us to hear writing tips from Lucy Kaufman and a listener contribution from Bob Thompson. Also in January our parent organisation, Pen to Print will be offering the usual range of writing courses and workshops. You can find out all about these sessions by visiting the “events and classes” page on the Pen to Print website. We have everything from screenwriting, led by Lucy Kaufman, beginners classes in creative writing and poetry with Ian Ayris and Anna Robinson - to writing for children and young adults with Catherine Coe. You can find details of all these events and book onto them at pentoprint.org – click on events and classes to find out more. We hope you’ll find something inspiring to start your year and spark your creativity. As always we’d love to hear from you. If you’d like to contribute a piece of writing to the podcast you can contact us via pentoprint.org on the NEW submission page or email the team at pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk You can find out more about our contributors by visiting their websites or following them on social media Patrick Forsyth http://www.patrickforsyth.com/ Sue Moorcroft https://www.suemoorcroft.com/ Follow Sue on twitter https://twitter.com/SueMoorcroft Eithne Cullen https://twitter.com/eithne_cullen Claire Buss https://clairebuss.co.uk/ Follow Claire on twitter https://twitter.com/Grasshopper2407 Palak Tewary https://palaktewary.com/about/ Follow Palak on twitter https://twitter.com/palaktewary Farzana Hakim https://twitter.com/farzanahakim Madeleine White Follow Madeleine on twitter https://twitter.com/madeleinefwhite Follow Madeleine on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/madeleinefwhite If you have enjoyed this podcast please subscribe in your favourite podcast app to be notified when new editions are released. We always appreciate rating and reviews, preferably in Apple Podcasts. Reviews help to raise the profile of the podcast meaning that more people can listen and enjoy our content. 
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December 21, 2021
Write On! Audio Episode Three: November 2021
Write On! Audio Episode Three: November 2021
In the November 2021 edition of Write On! Audio, the podcast for writers everywhere we have reasons to be cheerful from Palak Tewary and Lucy Kaufman, writing tips from Claire Buss and an interview with author Sara Grant. Our showcase this month is presented by Diya Padiyar and we have a short story from writer H B O’Neill. We feature our Thoughtful Tuesday with Eithne Cullen and look forward to writing courses and workshops from Pen to Print In this podcast you can hear the following The editor’s introduction from Madeleine White Reasons to be cheerful with Lucy Kaufman and Palak Tewary Writing tips from Claire Buss. An interview with author Sara Grant. The interviewer is Charlotte Webb Our November showcase with Diya Padiyar includes the following pieces: “Bucket Lanterns” by Anya Wikramanayake, “There’s Blood On The Sands Of Tunisia” by Fred Herbert Courtney Bouchier “The House With Two Candles” By Erin White. The reader is Sally Walker Taylor Listener of the Month – This month we feature the short story “Unshackled Then Freed” by H.B. O’Neill. It is read by Carl Wharton. Thoughtful Tuesday presented by Eithne Cullen. An overview of upcoming courses and workshops from Pen to Print. The podcast is presented by Tiffany Clare and produced by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories. You can find out more about our guests and contributors via their websites here: Lucy Kaufman https://lucykaufman.wordpress.com/ Palak Tewary https://palaktewary.com/ Claire Buss https://clairebuss.co.uk/ Sara Grant https://www.sara-grant.com/ Diya Padiyar https://www.instagram.com/teenagerwritings/ H.B O’Neill https://hboneill.com/ Eithne Cullen https://eithnecullenpoet.wordpress.com/ Read the printed version of Write On! via the Pen to Print website here https://pentoprint.org/ If you would like to book onto any of the courses and workshops mentioned in this podcast please click the link below to find out more and reserve a place subject to availability https://pentoprint.org/about/events/ If you would like to write to us please contact us at pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk Follow Pen to Print on Twitter here https://twitter.com/Pen_to_Print And on Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/officialpentoprint/ Please join us for the December edition of Write On! Audio. Subscribe in your favourite podcast app to have the podcast delivered to your feed the moment it is released. Write On! Audio is part of the Write On! suite of publications, published by Pen to Print, an Arts Council England - National Portfolio Organisation, supported by Arts Council England and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
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November 26, 2021
Write On! Audio Episode Two: October 2021
Write On! Audio Episode Two: October 2021
In this edition of Write On! Audio presented by Tiffany Clare you can hear the following content · An excerpt from “If” by Rudyard Kipling” read by Chris Gregory · Write On! editor Madeleine White welcomes listeners to the podcast · A Q&A With Ben Aaronovitch recorded live at Pen to Print’s ReadFest in 2016 · Write On!’s Monday Moments editor Holly King introducing her page with writing from Matt Wixey and Patsy Middleton · Listener of the Month Iesha Denize explains what Black History Month means to her · October Showcase with Michelle Sutton featuring pieces based on the experiences of those suffering from ADHD and Dyslexia Learn more about our guest Ben Aaronovitch and his writing by visiting his website https://www.benaaronovitch.com/ You can find out more about Iesha Denize and her work as an artist and writer here https://www.artconnect.com/iesha-denize Michelle Sutton is part of the writing collective LM Towton. You can follow them on twitter here https://twitter.com/lm_towton Read the printed version of Write On! via the Pen to Print website here https://pentoprint.org/ If you would like to book onto any of the courses and workshops mentioned in this podcast please click the link below to find out more and reserve a place subject to availability https://pentoprint.org/about/events/ If you would like to write to us please contact us at pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk Follow Pen to Print on twitter here https://twitter.com/Pen_to_Print And on Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/officialpentoprint/ Production, sound design and editing in this podcast are by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories. You heard the voices of Tiffany Clare and Hadiya Morris Please join us for the November edition of Write On! Audio. Subscribe in your favourite podcast app to have the podcast delivered to your feed the moment it is released. Write On! Audio is part of the Write On! suite of publications, published by Pen to Print, an Arts Council England - National Portfolio Organisation, supported by Arts Council England and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
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October 28, 2021
Write On! Audio Episode One: September 2021
Write On! Audio Episode One: September 2021
Welcome to the pilot edition of Write On! Audio.  In this podcast you can hear the following features Poet Jennifer Wong talks about her writing practice and read poems from her 2020 Nine Arches press collection “Letters Home” To buy a copy of “Letters Home” directly from the publisher please follow this link https://ninearchespress.com/publications/poetry-collections/letters-home.html And to find out more about Jennifer Wong and her poetry lease visit her webpage here https://jenniferwong.co.uk/ You can listen to the full interview via Alternative Stories here https://www.buzzsprout.com/411730/4735574-letters-home-poetry-by-jennifer-wong Jenny Wong was first featured in Write On! Issue 8. To read the interview and enjoy the magazine please go to : https://pentoprint.org/product/see-write-on-edition-8-here/ Write On! editor Madeleine F White welcomes listeners to Write On! Audio Actress and poet Marie-Claire Wood talks about performing poems and short fiction You can her Marie-Claire reciting her poetry on this podcast https://www.buzzsprout.com/411730/8567031-poems-from-marie-claire-wood-tak-erzinger-kevan-manwaring-and-sarra-culleno Claire Buss performs her poem “Eat the Frog” The Write On! day editors talk about their pages. Our day editors are Holly      King Claire      Buss Farzana      Iqbal Eithne      Cullen The final poem, reflecting on summer from an adult perspective by Danny Fenn is performed by Chris Gregory This      edition of the podcast is presented by Tiffany Clare Production,      sound design and editing are by Chris Gregory The      feature on Jennifer Wong was originally published on the Alternative      Stories and Fake Realities Podcast To contact Write On! Audio and to submit pieces to the podcast please send us an email at pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk You can follow Pen to Print via twitter at https://twitter.com/Pen_to_Print And on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/officialpentoprint You can visit the Pen to Print website and link to Write On! Extra including to all of the day pages described in this podcast here https://pentoprint.org/ Read the latest edition of Write On! Magazine here https://pentoprint.org/product/see-write-on-edition-10-here/ Write On! Audiois part of the Write On! suite of publications, published by Pen to Print, an Arts Council England - National Portfolio Organisation, supported by Arts Council England and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
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September 30, 2021
The Selkie Hunt by Nuala Clarke - Pen to Print Competition Winner
The Selkie Hunt by Nuala Clarke - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Winner of the 2021 Pen to Print Short Story Competition.
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August 02, 2021
Steam Train by Gloria Maloney - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Steam Train by Gloria Maloney - Pen to Print Competition Winner
Winning Poem form the 2021 Pen to Print Poetry Competition.
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August 02, 2021
Write On! Extra Interview with Leo Ulph talking about Upload on BBC Radio Kent
Write On! Extra Interview with Leo Ulph talking about Upload on BBC Radio Kent
Leo Ulph, actor musician and broadcast journalist, talks to Write On! Extra about his evening show on BBC Radio Kent, why he’s passionate about showcasing talent on the BBC via the ‘Upload’ initiative, and how ‘anyone that’s making anything’ can get on air by providing an audio version of their content. As a radio professional, it’s only right he’s recorded his interview! Go to: https://pentoprint.org/introducing-write-on-extra-daily-posts-for-difficult-times/
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February 01, 2021
Write On! Extra - Free Writing Exercise with Sarah-Jane Page
Write On! Extra - Free Writing Exercise with Sarah-Jane Page
Try out this free writing Exercise with Sarah-Jane Page.
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November 04, 2020
Write On! Extra - My Larder by Mary Walsh
Write On! Extra - My Larder by Mary Walsh
Mary Walsh reads her poem for Write On! Extra Go to: https://pentoprint.org/introducing-write-on-extra-daily-posts-for-difficult-times/
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August 14, 2020
18: MUM OF 4 REVEALS HOW PEN TO PRINT CHANGED HER LIFE
18: MUM OF 4 REVEALS HOW PEN TO PRINT CHANGED HER LIFE
Juneha is a Mum of 4 living in East London. Our initiative Pen To Print has helped her boost her confidence, make friends and fulfil her dream of becoming a writer. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
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November 12, 2018
17: Stay At Home Mum To Published Author
17: Stay At Home Mum To Published Author
Claire Buss is one of our Pen To Print finalists. She took a leap of faith when entering our competition and has never looked back! From stay at home mum to published author, Claire also helps us run some of our workshops for aspiring authors. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
05:40
November 11, 2018
16: POETRY TIPS FOR BEGINNERS
16: POETRY TIPS FOR BEGINNERS
Poet Jenny Grant gives us her fantastic advice for new poets. Want FREE mentoring, networking and workshops for poets? Get involved with Pen To Print 👉http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint This episode is a great mini masterclass for writing poetry for beginners. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
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November 10, 2018
15: From School Teacher To Published Author
15: From School Teacher To Published Author
Rebecca Seaton has been a teacher for more than 20 years, has tried to get published in the past & finally has taken a BIG leap forward by becoming a finalist in our competition 📚 Pen To Print gives ordinary people the chance to become a published author 📚 The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
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November 08, 2018
14: Dealing With Negativity When Writing Your Book with Jaclyn Dunne
14: Dealing With Negativity When Writing Your Book with Jaclyn Dunne
Number 1 best selling Amazon author, Jaclyn Dunne, shares her biggest tip when dealing with negativity and how to handle people that don't believe you can become an author. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
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November 07, 2018
13: MUST LISTEN advice for aspiring Authors
13: MUST LISTEN advice for aspiring Authors
Packed full of tips from our Pen To Print finalists to get you motivated to keep writing. Some great advice for new writers & aspiring authors. Know any new authors that are struggling with writers block? Make sure you share this episode with them :) The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
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November 06, 2018
12: Dealing with REJECTION as an author
12: Dealing with REJECTION as an author
Lucy Kaufman is one of our Pen To Print finalists and now one of our fantastic trainers, helping the next generation of P2P winners. She's a true talent in the playwright world. Today we talk about rejection, yes it can be harsh getting 'rejected' but you must keep going. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
16:02
November 06, 2018
11: TEN YEAR OLD AUTHOR AMAZING ANGEL
11: TEN YEAR OLD AUTHOR AMAZING ANGEL
Today at the Pen To Print HQ was our author talks event with Amazing Angel. This young lady is only 10 years old, she's a motivational speaker and has just launched her first book called 'Make It Happen - 5 Steps To Dreaming Big' Want some writers motivation? Then Amazing Angel will definitely leave you feeling inspired to start writing your very own book. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet and creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews, get free support and find out about forthcoming events on our website http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST http://bit.ly/PentoPrintNews
21:51
October 30, 2018
10: Hanna Ali Reveals Her Short Story Writing Tips
10: Hanna Ali Reveals Her Short Story Writing Tips
The multi-talented Hanna Ali shares her biggest tip for writing short stories. Hanna is a photographer, festival director, listed as number 4 in Buzz Feed’s “21 Black British Muslims You Should Know About” and was a part of Trailblazing Muslim Women 2018. She recently spoke at our ReadFest event in London and spoke about her incredible journey so far. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids Find out more at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint Don't forget you can also tweet us at @Pen_To_Print
10:09
October 30, 2018
9: How Authors Can Market & Promote Themselves With A BANG
9: How Authors Can Market & Promote Themselves With A BANG
So many different ways to market yourself as an author, poet or aspiring writer. Lisa from the Pen To Print team is here to share all her secret tactics that Authors can use to promote themselves and really start building their brand. Social media is fantastic but think how you can use traditional marketing to promote your shiny new book too. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids. Get involved now at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
27:20
October 01, 2018
8: SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS FOR AUTHORS
8: SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS FOR AUTHORS
Building your personal brand as an author is so important. You could have written the best book but if no one knows about you, then you're going to find it very hard to stand out for the thousands of other authors. Today's guest, Daniella Blechner, is an author and has a business where she coaches new authors to effectively use social media and boost their profile. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE workshops & mentoring. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Get support by going to http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
17:57
September 25, 2018
7: How To Become A Published Author With Farzana Iqbal
7: How To Become A Published Author With Farzana Iqbal
Farzana Iqbal was a previous Pen To Print winner and in this episode she shares how you can become a published author. Farzana was a stay at home mum and by entering Pen To Print writing competition she has not only turned from an aspiring author to a published author - she boosted her confidence and really changed her life. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes & playwriting workshops. The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews and get free support at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
12:03
September 25, 2018
6: Common Mistakes Aspiring Authors Make In Competitions
6: Common Mistakes Aspiring Authors Make In Competitions
As a writer when an opportunity presents itself to get your book published AND receive FREE mentoring for a year from an established author - then take it! Lena from the Pen To Print team is here to share the common mistakes new authors make when entering the Pen To Print book competition. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews and get free support at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
13:53
September 17, 2018
5: Women Authors & FREE workshops
5: Women Authors & FREE workshops
You will be amazed with all these FREE workshops and talks we've got going on at Pen To Print and ReadFest this month! Lisa from the Pen To Print team shares her confidence-boosting tips for women authors and why it's so important to come a networking with other aspiring writers. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews and get free support at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
12:40
September 13, 2018
4: How To Become A Successful Published Author
4: How To Become A Successful Published Author
The amazing author, Barbara Nadel, is here to share with us her advice on how you can become a published author. You'll be blown away by her wisdom, honesty and inspirational story. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews and get free support at lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips.
30:02
September 10, 2018
3: Top Tips For New Authors
3: Top Tips For New Authors
Lucy Kaufman was a finalist in Pen To Print - she shares her top tips for aspiring authors and what it takes to become a dedicated writer. The Pen To Print team are Lena and Lisa & they help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to creative writing greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews and get free support at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
07:32
September 10, 2018
2: How To Become A Best Selling Amazon Author
2: How To Become A Best Selling Amazon Author
Tips to become a #1 best selling author on Kindle Amazon. Listen how a first time author got her book to the top of the Amazon charts. A fantastic insight from Jaclyn Dunne, author of 'Mind, Body, Miracle' Lena and Lisa are here to help make your writing dreams come true and guide you to greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding author, poet creative writer. Join us for exciting interviews and get free support at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
18:15
August 27, 2018
1: The New Podcast For Aspiring Authors, Poets & Writers
1: The New Podcast For Aspiring Authors, Poets & Writers
Welcome to the launch of the Pen To Print podcast with the team that heads up this amazing initiative. Lena and Lisa are here to help make your writing dreams come true, build up your confidence and guide you to greatness. Veena V hosts the podcast and gets established authors and Pen To Print finalists to share their top writing tips. What is Pen To Print? It's an amazing initiative set up by Barking & Dagenham council in the UK and is funded by the arts council. It gives people the help to become a published author & offers FREE poetry classes, playwriting workshops and writing competitions for kids Want to become a published author? Want to learn how to be a best selling amazon author? Maybe you’re in need of some inspiration from established poets, writers and authors? How did they turn their passion into a paying job? The Pen To Print weekly podcast is for any budding writer. Join us for exciting interviews and keep up to date at http://lbbd.gov.uk/pentoprint
16:19
August 24, 2018