Cheque presentation to the Alzheimer’s Society

All Write Then presented a cheque for £1280 to the Alzheimer’s Society at their office in Dorchester,Dorset. Angie Gape accepted the cheque on behalf of the society and said she was delighted with the substantial sum raised. Still Me… continues to be available from Pewter Rose Press, Amazon and from your friendly local authors, with … Continue reading

‘Still Me’ wins national award

Hot off the press! We are delighted to tell our readers and supporters that ‘Still Me…’ our collective anthology of short stories and poems has been awarded the Writers’ Circle Anthology Award 2014. You can imagine the excitement and sense of satisfaction we feel at reaching such a pinnacle. Many,many thanks to our patron,Sir Julian … Continue reading


“Nobody listens to me, I’m just the mad woman in the attic!” I once remarked bitterly to a meeting of Archaeologists. How they all laughed! I’ve no recollection now of why I said it, but I subsequently threw it into the Bestiary, where Pat, the rebellious pensioner, fastened upon it and grew. She became my … Continue reading


This week our guest blogger Sian Williams takes us on trip across Europe. I Write Therefore…I Need Stimulus I open negotiations with the credit card… It is Spring and the writer’s thoughts turn to adventure, travel, warm sunny beaches and cheap red wine. I need to experience new things, re-charge the stock pot. I am … Continue reading


A second contribution from our friendly guest blogger Sian Williams… I gaze out of the uncurtained kitchen window watching as the fog lifts to disclose a green and wooded valley of peerless beauty. The view is enchanting, and it’s free. My pen hovers over a lined sheet of A4 as I stare at the distant … Continue reading

Introducing our guest blogger

We are delighted to be joined by guest blogger Sian Williams. Sian is a writer from Somerset and will be informing and entertaining us for the month to come. Here she introduces herself. I WRITE THEREFORE………… Why do I do it? I have a degree in History and post graduate qualifications in Teaching and Archaeology. … Continue reading

Just another wasted writing day…

A Saturday jaunt with the family stretched ahead of me. Not that I don’t love family time, but the trip was to a helicopter museum. Now, give me pot sherds, give me arrow heads and crumbling vertebrae and I’m your woman, but oily aircraft hangars stuffed with gears and rotors… well, the idea left me … Continue reading

Time to write

Time to write Tick tock, tick tock, where does time go? Time for writing can disappear among a raft of other commitments. But how much time do we need to write?  I sometimes tell myself that I’ve got no time to write, but what I really mean is that I haven’t got a leisurely morning, … Continue reading

Glad Tidings I Bring…

All Write Then has reached its £1000 target. Indeed our cup runneth over as we have dipped past the mark! It’s been an exciting time for us all and to have done this within six months of publication is super exciting. Our thanks go to our supporters,our readers, our purchasers and Anne at  for … Continue reading