Flightpaths of Historical Inspiration

where entrants to the Young Walter Scott Prize 2017 found their inspiration

They come from all over, and they are thinking hard!

Apart from being Creative Director of The Imagining History Programme UK I am also Director of The Young Walter Scott Prize. The two things are inextricably related, both in their foundation and in their inspiration.  I am so… Read More

Camelford Writers Pull It Off!

From Source to Page to Stage. A performance to remember following their involvement in a Young Walter Scott Prize Imagining History Project. Thanks to the students at Sir James Smith’s Community School, all at North Cornwall Book Festival, Patrick Gale. “these young authors… Read More

“Amazing how many stories there can be!”

  18th September 2018 – Into the woods, time-traveling the centuries back to the 1300s. 20 young writers from North Cornwall, digging with minds and pens to uncover the hidden voices of Penhallam Manor. Results of their creative… Read More