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Interview with Charlotte Betts

I get very twitchy if I don’t have at least two pens and a notebook to hand. I’m not overly fussy about pens, providing they have a fine point and black ink. Currently I have a batch of Bic Orange Fine that suit me very well for everyday use. If I’m feeling flush or celebrating… Continue reading Interview with Charlotte Betts

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Interview with Alison Chisholm

The huge requirement for writing poetry is a black biro.  I find it hard to believe that people can write it with blue biros, fountain pens or pencils.  The most special pen is a champagne-coloured one filled with Swarowski crystals – a Mothers’ Day gift, which makes it extra special … but I’m happy with… Continue reading Interview with Alison Chisholm

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Interview with Ally Sherrick

My pen of choice is a Uni-ball ‘eye’ (medium point; black ink). It’s a really smooth writer, just perfect for the creative phase when you’re busy composting ideas and coming up with mind-maps on characters, plot, settings and the like.  It’s also great for splurging early character sketches and initial chapter outlines. Like most writers… Continue reading Interview with Ally Sherrick

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Interview with Sharon Dempsey

I do like a soft lead pencil to write and scribble with. Usually any old Staedtler lying around the house does the job, but if it isn’t sharpened just so, it will be abandoned. Linc Offix pens come in a variety of nice colours and at the minute I am using the turquoise shade a… Continue reading Interview with Sharon Dempsey