I'm delighted to introduce my globe-trotting, journalist friend, Alison Bate, who has written this post about her need for a good writers' group wherever she finds herself. If there isn't one, she'll start one. The reason? Read on!
|Alison Bate in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2013|
|Hanoi Writers' Collective|
© Jennifer Fossenbell
And I was (and still am!) writing a novel set in modern Sudan, where I taught in 2007 and re-visited in 2011.
|Mary Croy reads at Noi Hanoi|
© Alison Bate
I'm heading back to Hanoi shortly, and look forward to reconnecting with the other writers – and keeping the novel moving toward the finish line.
Please note: Our well-known Port Moody writers' groups start again in the fall.