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Photography, Writing

Interview: Dawn Jutton, The Poetry of Photography

Constantly framing the landscape visually – making compositions. The rhythm of the walking creates the rhythm of the words. For fine art photographer Dawn Jutton, the visual and the literary are intimately intertwined. However, it is only in recent years that she has fully embraced the written aspect of her work, accepted the moniker of poet alongside that of artist, and started to explore how her writing and images are linked through her photography and artistic practice. Part of my  ...

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My Work, Writing

NaNoWriMo Diary 2016: Week 1

That’s it, we are exactly one week into National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). How has your first seven days gone? Are you on track, racing ahead, or falling woefully behind? For me the familiar enthusiasm and determinism of the run up to NaNoWriMo has taken a familiar and well-trodden path. That is, after seven days I have succeeded in committing one day’s worth of words to paper, or screen as it were. I say familiar because this is my pattern every year since I discovered  ...

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Inspirations, My Work, Writing

November: Time To Write and Get Productive!

Well that’s it – the clocks are officially rolled back and it’s time to go into hibernation mode and bundle up for the cold winter nights ahead. But what are you going to be doing with that time? For me, here in the UK, it seems no coincidence that National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) falls at this particular time of year when we are all rooting out the big comfy jumpers and doing our best to judge how the grand old British weather will be behaving today (although that is an annual  ...

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