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Egos at the door

Egos at the Door.

So, after a meeting with a lady called Becky Pope I waited until the powers at be had decided if they would help me set a group up.

A couple of weeks trundled by and then I received a phone call asking if I’d like to meet at a possible venue called simply: The Shop.

You’d think that it wasn’t a very imaginative name and you’d be right. Because when I arrived I saw that it was much more than just a shop. It was a large space filled with tables and two leather sofas with little rooms firing off here and there. It also sold tea and cakes.

I was a little early so I checked out the here and there rooms and discovered that they were in fact spaces for folk to show off whatever the hell they wanted. There was a room for photography, another for showing a sixties theme and so on. There was even a room for toilets. Which was splendid as I needed to pee.

Becky arrived and proceeded to ask what I thought about utilising the space for creative writing. I thought it was a splendid idea, as there was a good vibe from the place. She then told me that she would set up another meeting where we would meet the proprietor and some folk who wanted to get involved if I came up with a name and designed the fliers.

I left feeling optimistic and went to work that afternoon.

 

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I am a liar! A maker-uper of stories! If this was the 16 (c) I'd be burned as a witch. Fank goodness it is not, eh?! I have four children: two wonderful girls, a fantastic lad and Leeds United. I have no strict genre. I write children's poetry and stories, to edgy, stronger themes. Up until now I have stored them for my own and my family's viewing. Last year i thought bugger it and starred in several short films. One, Playground, which is on the BBC Film Network, used the monologue that I wrote for the audition. You should've seen the face of the receptionist, of the Manchester hotel, where the audition was being held, as I turned up dressed as the psychopath, Gordon. It got the desired effect! I then moved up to Cumbria and wrote and appeared in several live performances on stage. 2012. A local artist, Kayleigh Richardson, commissioned me to write a poem for her to paint a representation. I sent her, The Rise of the Robot Monkey Army. Kayleigh painted a fantastic piece that blew my mind! From that we are collaborating on the Jacob Bear series of stories. Oh and Two's Company is to published, along with seventeen other Sci Fi short stories as part of a collection. Not a bad start to the, so called, last year of the Earth. Now is the time to show the rest of you. I take my themes wherever i see them, whether in reality or dream-world. I hope you enjoy. If not tell me why. If so tell me why. Many thanks and be safe. So far I have published: Jacob Bear's first Christmas,https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007GK872A (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GK872A (USA) Jacob Bear Goes to School https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007JD3OKY (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007JD3OKY (USA Jacob's First Words https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007VZWPSC (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VZWPSC (USA) Space Here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007H96M90 (UK) &http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H96M90#reader_B007H96M90 The Rise of the Sponge Cake Moon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007WWZ16M (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WWZ16M (USA) © Madstoffa, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

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5 thoughts on “Egos at the Door.

  1. Cool sruff

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | October 23, 2016, 7:45 pm

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