Report on Library Talk in Evesham and Why it’s Never too Late

A great morning at Evesham listening to this fascinating trio.

Morton S. Gray - Author

I did a library talk at Evesham on Friday 9 February along with poet Suz Winspear and non-fiction and fiction author, Helen Barrell.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMore about my co-speakers later, but as I was preparing my talk about how I came to be a published author, several things occurred to me.

I began the talk by saying that I am a good advert for several things :

  1. It’s never too late to begin writing
  2. Enter competitions
  3. Attend writing courses
  4. Keep going

My mother always read to me when I was little. By age seven, my inner life was full of gold ingots, caves and big brothers – did you guess the reading matter? Enid Blyton was our favourite, my nan having acquired a big box of Famous Fives and Secret Seven’s from somewhere. You can imagine what my junior school essays were about. We always went to the library as a…

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