Author Archives: Susan Pope

About Susan Pope

Writer, poet and author. Leader of Women's Writing Group

Introducing: Bookmark’d at Live’n’Local

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
We’re pleased to host our Bookmark’d event again this year, albeit in a slightly different format to last year. Taking place in Sun Pier House on Sunday, October 11, we have a selection of…

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Give me a feather and I’ll fly

A new anthology soon to be published
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Get Creative – Get Writing!

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
We’re hosting 4 themed writing workshops during our 2015 festival, Live’n’Local, as part of the BBC’s Get Creative campaign – a year-long celebration of British arts, culture and creativity. Get Creative aims to boost…

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Where do inspirations for books come from?

It is several years since the publication of my debut novel Lighter Than Air, but I am still asked about my motivation in writing a story about giant airships. The writing began back in the year 2000, culminating in its … Continue reading

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Lies, Denial & Buried Secrets—How to Create Dimensional Characters

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Image via Flikr Creative Commons courtesy of Zoetnet. As mentioned in a previous post, one of my all-time favorite series is True Detective. There is a line that’s repeated in the series and it…

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Live’n’Local: Introducing Carol Donaldson

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
The lovely ‘Nature Girl’ Carol Donaldson will be joining us at Sun Pier House on Sunday, October 11, for a workshop with a difference. Carol has written for Wanderlust, BBC Wildlife Magazine and The…

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Live’n’Local: Introducing Melanie Benn

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
The delightful and inspiring Melanie is with us to unlock your memories, in the second of our Sunday workshops at Sun Pier House. Whether you’re retired or just setting out of life’s journey, don’t…

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