Am I a planner or is my writing organic?

They say that there are two kinds of writer: those who plan their books before they start writing and those who get an idea, start writing and see where it leads. At the risk of contradicting some of the experts, I have to say that I fall somewhere between the two.  I...

How is the Bible a help to writers?

I have written before about the value of the Bible to almost anyone, regardless of faith or its absence. https://geoffreymonmouth.co.uk/blog/2016/10/22/interested-bible-sunday-unless-bible-basher/ I have just thought of something I omitted.  A special thought for...

What has Guy Fawkes got to do with Highwaypersons?

Guy Fawkes was a Roman Catholic extremist who hoped to see his version of Christianity imposed by force on the rest of the country.  He resorted to terrorism and failed. Some people think the Pretender, who would call himself King James the Third, and his supporters,...

What kinds of horses do you like?

I have mentioned that I have had a riding holiday in Cornwall.  I rode five horses over seven days.  The only one I found difficult was a thoroughbred mare.  We got on OK at times but she seemed moody and unpredictable.  Some people say that is more common among...