The Writers’ Block podcasts feature chats with some incredible Cornish writers and creatives, exploring themes of creative writing, creativity, and the influence of Cornwall in their work.
S1 Ep3 Words in a Time of Lockdown: Anna Wilson
We end Season 1 on a conversation with author of over fifty children's books, Anna Wilson. She is a tutor for Arvon, London Lit Lab and City University London, among so much else! We talk about the part the sea plays in her writing process, working with illustrators and writing during lockdown. Special guest, Nala the dog, at the end.Recorded remotely with music, sound production, and editing by A.M.P www.a-m-p.co.uk
S1, Ep2 Words in a Time of Lockdown: Megan Chapman
For episode two I speak with performance poet, rapper, and spoken word artist Megan Chapman about the arts in Cornwall, performing online vs in person, stage fright, and the gift of opportunities. Includes a performance of her latest poem.
S1, Ep1 Words in a Time of Lockdown: Wyl Menmuir
In this podcast I chat with Man-Booker nominated author, lecturer, and literary consultant Wyl Menmuir about what creativity looked like for him during lockdown, tricks to keep writing at the hardest of times, and how to get to the heart of your book.