Open Mic Night

Busybird Publishing holds Open Mic Nights the third Wednesday of every month (excluding January and December).

Are YOU a Writer?

Are you a writer? Do you feel instinctively that you’re a writer, that you want to write and share stories with a greater audience? That storytelling is intrinsically a part of who you are? That you can’t live without writing? That – whilst you might have another vocation (to pay the bills) – writing is … Continued

Putting Myself Out There

I’ve always been a writer. It’s just part of who I am. For the last few years, however, I’ve been so focused on training for a career in the publishing industry and searching for an entry-level job that I neglected my writing altogether. At the start of this year I realised that I was starting … Continued

Ten Reading Tips

Readings are an essential step in any writer’s development. Many don’t correlate the two: you write a book, the reader reads it. Why would you ever need to read it for an audience? But writing a book is only a small part of the process. After it’s published, it needs exposure, which means selling yourself … Continued