Hello, and thank you for visiting my site. I hope that you'll return often and always find something of interest about my world and what inspires me to pick up a pen. (This is a figure of speech, unfortunately. My handwriting is terrible!) Here's what I've been up to recently...

A meeting with Nidderdale Writers

During my time as Chair of Ripon Writers’ Group, I’ve always been keen to liaise with other groups in the local area and was delighted to see members from Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeds, Nidderdale and York at our ‘Literary Allsorts’ event in June. Over the years, I’ve spoken to, adjudicated for and taken part in events run by several of these groups.


This morning, I took up an invitation to drive over to Pateley Bridge in the heart of Nidderdale and give a talk about my published work to a very clued up and receptive group of fellow writers. I can only hope that they enjoyed the morning as much as I did. My only regret is that, despite an array of delicious food laid out before us, I found so much to say that even my coffee remained half drunk.

Nidderdale Writers with Maggie1

People who know me well will realise that this is far from being unusual!

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