Author Archives: Susan Pope

About Susan Pope

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

Back to school – but such fun!

University-of-Kent-central-campus-Canterbury-tripadvisor-co-uk.jpg I have just had the pleasure of attending a 2 day Summer School at the University of Kent on the main campus at Canterbury. My chosen topic, naturally enough, was Creative Writing. This was a wonderful opportunity for anyone – any age … Continue reading

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Time as a Literary Device: Unpacking the Parallel Timeline

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Image from HBO’s “True Detective” One reason we might be tempted to use a flashback is to explain or to expound to artificially prop up weak characterization or a weak plot (the training…

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The Treasure of Fathers (and Mothers)

My Father died in 1989 and my most vivid memory of him is from the 1950s. He had  just completed 22 years service in the Royal Marines and he spent some of his new found leisure time writing a crime novel. No … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

I liked Cheri’s blog so much I’m happy to reblog on mine.

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Live’n’Local: Introducing Truda Thurai

Originally posted on Rochester Literature Festival:
Continuing our history themed first day at the 2015 festival, we’re delighted to welcome Truda Thurai back to Rochester. Truda is a writer, historian and former lawyer. Having graduated from University College and King’s…

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I’ve said this before but …….

It’s worth my repeating this blog post as I’ve now sussed how to add a picture. Doh!  I’m furthest right front. Lighter Than Air First Posted on October 1, 2013 by spmedway I experienced Lighter Than Air flight for the … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Jaguar

This book has been a long time in the making. I have, over the last few months, redrafted my plot with what I hope, is a story with huge appeal to lovers of time-shift fiction. My two historical settings and their characters are now woven together, … Continue reading

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