'Tis the season, once again, and the time of festivities is upon us. Far be it from me to say anything as corny as 'give the gift of books,' but, you know, books do make great gifts, especially beautifully crafted books of heartfelt poetry from some of your favourite authors! With this in mind, all... Continue Reading →
EIF Titles: Kindle Sale!
It has been a year since I launched Experiments in Fiction as a business, and what a year it has been! With four titles published so far, three of these Amazon bestsellers, one receiving a Pushcart nomination, and all carrying 5-star reviews. Thank you to everyone who has made this a remarkable year for EIF,... Continue Reading →
Give a Gift with the Difference! #theanthropocenehymnal
I hate festive advertising as much as the next person, but if you do plan on giving gifts this festive season, perhaps you will consider gifting a copy of The Anthropocene Hymnal, the poetry anthology designed to raise awareness of the climate crisis whilst raising funds for WWF. The anthology is available from Amazon (and... Continue Reading →
The Anthropocene Hymnal is Live!
Welcome to this hotly-anticipated poetry event, at which many of the contributors to The Anthropocene Hymnal will read their poems. I am holding the event as a way to mark the COP-26 climate conference in Glasgow. I dearly wish that I could be there to take part in some poetry-themed protesting! To join us online,... Continue Reading →
The Anthropocene Hymnal Fundraising update #2
Dear Readers, I just wanted to say a big thank you to all who have bought The Anthropocene Hymnal so far. I have added the Amazon royalties from September to my WWF Fundraiser, and I am now more than 25% of the way to my target of raising €1000 through sales of the book! Getting... Continue Reading →
Programme for ‘The Anthropocene Hymnal Live’ – Updated
Today, I am excited to announce the programme of readers for 'The Anthropocene Hymnal Live,' which will be taking place via Google Meet at 5pm CET on Sunday, 7th November. You are welcome to download a copy and invite others if you wish: The-Anthropocene-Hymnal-Live-ProgrammeDownload The programme has been updated on 29.10.21 as we are joined... Continue Reading →
The Anthropocene Hymnal is going live!
I am excited to announce that I will be hosting a live poetry reading event on 7 November 2021, at 5:00pm CET. During this event, contributors to The Anthropocene Hymnal will be reading their poems, and discussing the inspiration behind them. I have timed this event to fall in the middle of the COP 26... Continue Reading →
The Anthropocene Hymnal: Fundraising Update!
Today, I was delighted to receive my first royalties from Amazon, and donate these to my WWF Anthropocene Hymnal fundraiser! If you take a look at the page, you can see the progress, which represents my royalties from 24.07.21-31.07.21 (Amazon pay two months in arrears.) I will continue to post monthly fundraising updates for as... Continue Reading →
Reading: Leave a light footprint #poetry #earthweal
For this week's earthweal challenge, Sherry has given us the following call to action: In the midst of everything going topsy-turvy, in a dark-hearted world, let’s pick up our pens and direct our faltering hope, our vision – OUR LIGHT – in what may very well be our last gasp at the brink of the... Continue Reading →
Reading: ‘Mother of Creation’ by RedCat
Today's reading is a wonderful chant-poem from the poet RedCat, one of a series of chants and incantations which lead into the finale of The Anthropocene Hymnal: 'Mother of Creation' read by RedCat RedCatRedCat's love for music and dance sings clearly in The Poet's Symphony (Raw Earth Ink, 2020). Passion for playing rhythms and rhymes,... Continue Reading →