An introduction to Speaking Cat Podcast, Peeking Cat Literary and the editor/host Sam Rose. Who are we, how did we get here, and where on earth are we going next?

 

Find out more about us at peekingcatliterary.co.uk and writersam.co.uk.

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We take a look at some research to help us decide whether it's beneficial for us to write about traumatic experiences, and if writing about other things can help us work through this trauma in their own way.

 

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An interview with writer Dion O'Reilly - we talk about her poetry collection Ghost Dogs, the process of putting a collection together, the difficulties of being a poet during a pandemic, and Dion reads some of her poems.

 

Find out more about this week's guest at dionoreilly.wordpress.com

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From stories about brown sauce bottles to emo song lyrics to poems, I tell my story of how my writing journey throughout my life has been shaped so far - and invite you to share yours.

 

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An exploration of Julia Darling's illness poetry in her collections "Sudden Collapses In Public Places" and "Apology For Absence".

 

Find out more about Julia Darling at juliadarling.co.uk

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An interview with Sarah Wallis about her new book "Medusa Retold". We also discuss her theatrical work, submitting our work and the difficulty of choosing between different writing forms.

 

Find out more about Sarah at sarahwallis.net

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My cancer and Lynch syndrome memoir will be published on 7th February 2021! In this episode I give some insight into writing the book, what it's all about, and some thoughts on self-publishing.

 

Buy my book here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08T6BTJZ3

Find out more about us at peekingcatliterary.co.uk and writersam.co.uk

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A short episode for me, but maybe a long one for you! Pens at the ready because here comes your first guided writing prompt, and we're boarding a plane - but where to? You decide!

 

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An interview with writer Fiona Perry. We discuss her poetry collection Alchemy and how her work is informed by the different countries she has lived in. Plus, what it's like trying to write during a pandemic and the benefits of writing short stories and building confidence to work up towards the goal of writing a novel.

 

Find out more about this week's guest at twitter.com/Fionaperry17

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I read several poems and prose pieces along the theme of home - and encourage you to try writing in a different room of your home.

 

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

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