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Tea and A Yarn - Promo

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Tea and A Yarn; Episode 7 - Belinda Bennetts (part two)
In this second part of my chat with Belinda, we talk about her work as a journal therapist and what this looks like, before Belinda takes us on a guided visualisation and meditation to uncover what our creative self wants us to know.  If you want to join in with the meditation you will need to bring a notepad and a pen and make sure you are somewhere comfortable (not driving). The meditation is also be available as a separate download from our website. Belinda Bennetts is a journal therapist and author based in Belfast. www.belindabennetts.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/writetowellness
25:28
March 12, 2021
Tea and A Yarn; Episode 6 - Belinda Bennetts (part one)
Talking with Belinda Bennetts, journal therapist and author of the memoir Fear To Love about writing and self-publishing her book and her journey into writing. www.belindabennetts.co.uk  https://www.facebook.com/writetowellness    
28:14
March 11, 2021
Tea and A Yarn; Episode 5 - On Rejection
This special episode of Tea and A Yarn is dedicated to discussing Rejection - something writers know a lot about. Join Gaynor Kane, Vicky McFarland and Hilary McCollum as we discuss our own experiences with rejection and try to share some tips that have helped us. See Gaynor's twitter thread on rejection here. The article 'Why you should aim for 100 rejections a year'. And here's a video by Kelly Creighton on dealing with rejection.
34:45
March 10, 2021
Tea and A Yarn; Episode 4 - Gaynor Kane (part two)
Second part of Vicky's conversation with Gaynor Kane, where we talk go into more detail about her writing methods and how she developed as a writer. Gaynor is a poet, painter and photographer, who tries to capture tiny moments that might otherwise be missed. www.gaynorkane.com
25:31
March 09, 2021
Tea and A Yarn; Episode 3 - Gaynor Kane (part one)
Talking with Belfast poet Gaynor Kane about her journey into writing poetry and about her putting together her collections Venus in Pink Marble and Memory Forest. Gaynor is a poet, painter and photographer, who tries to capture tiny moments that might otherwise be missed. www.gaynorkane.com
30:16
March 08, 2021
Tea and A Yarn; Episode 2 - Hilary McCollum (part two)
Continuing the conversation with Hilary, we talk about Hilary's book, Golddigger, and get into the processes of writing historical fiction as well as some of her methods for playwriting when we move into discussing her writing for the stage. Hilary is a novelist, playwrite and feminist activist against discriminatory violence. www.hilarymccollum.com
37:20
March 07, 2021
Tea and A Yarn; Episode 1 - Hilary McCollum (part one)
Talking to Women Aloud NI Chair Hilary McCollum about her journey into writing, losing and finding her voice and writing her memoir, which spans her childhood, growing up in Coleraine during the Troubles and surviving sexual abuse. Hilary is a novelist, playwrite and feminist activist against discriminatory violence. www.hilarymccollum.com 
28:32
March 06, 2021
Tea and A Yarn - Promo
Women Aloud NI proudly launch their first ever Podcast series: Tea and a Yarn with Vicky McFarland. Supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Tea and A Yarn is a special series of interviews with Women Aloud writers made in celebration of International Women's Day 2021 to be broadcast over the Women Aloud NI Festival: 6th - 8th March 2021.
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March 02, 2021