A Writer’s Life: The Joy of Research

For me, one of the great priviledges of being a writer is time spent doing research. In most walks of life if you rocked up on someone’s doorstep and asked to nose around, they’d most likely tell you where to go. Explain you’re a writer, however, and they’ll happily share their life story! What followsContinue reading “A Writer’s Life: The Joy of Research”

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This doesn’t happen every day…

Liz John and Tim Stimpson don’t just write for BOLDtext. They also pen the ‘everyday story of country folk’ that is The Archers. Liz and Tim joined the rest of the cast and crew at Clarence House to celebrate the show’s 70th anniversary with the Duchess of Cornwall. Below Tim reflects on an unusual day.Continue reading “This doesn’t happen every day…”

Writing the future

I’m not one for New Year resolutions. It’s mainly because I’m useless at keeping them and I hate the feeling of failure that has normally set in by the end of the January. This year was no different. The world, however, seemed to have other ideas…. As Big Ben rang in 2021, the UK departedContinue reading “Writing the future”