Writer's Block - Wednesday on Saint FM 7-9pm

Writer's Block airs every Wednesday evening live between 7 and 9pm from Maldon in Essex, UK. The studio is based at The Plume School and broadcasts to the entire community, the nation and the world via the web site www.saintfm.co.uk

The aim of Writer's Block has always been to showcase the great talent that Essex has to offer. The county is filled with creative people whose passions are as diverse as the county itself.

The show will be celebrating its 5th birthday in May 2017 so it appears to be doing well with a listenership of not only the local community but also the online community enjoying regular listeners as far away as Hamburg and Utah.

Over the past five years, I have interviewed over 250 guests including writers, editors, publishers, cover artists, audio book voice actresses, proofreaders, poets, scriptwriters, journalists, 'bloggers, song writers, as well as members of book clubs and writing groups. In fact, I want to hear from anybody who with an interest in books from the initial idea of a story right through to the sale of the book itself. Any genre will be considered. There is always a weekly run down of literary news and views, events and opportunities too.

Do you know someone who would like to be a guest on Writer's Block whether in person (preferable) or by 'phone? If so, please do get in touch with the show's Facebook page: "Writer's Block Local Radio Show" or my twitter feed @sjbwrites

Since May 2012, my guests have included the following:

  • Julie Aldridge, Fantasy Author
  • Stuart Ayris, Fiction Author
  • Linda Gruchy, Thriller Author
  • Malcolm Brown, Poet
  • Paul Churchouse, Proofreader
  • Chloe Banham, Voice Actress
  • Megan Crisp, Voice Actress
  • Danny Crates, Paralympion. Autobiography
  • Ruth Dugdall, Crime Author
  • Dan Yeager, Historical Crime Author
  • Dave Monk, BBC Essex Presenter
  • Seona Ford, Essex Book Festival Chair
  • Gina Gardner, Self Help Author
  • Ian Ayris, Fiction Author
  • JC Piech, Fantasy Author
  • Bob French, Military Fiction Author
  • Bernardine Kennedy, Saga and Romance Author
  • Matt Johnson, Author
  • Roz Morris, Ghost Writer
  • Jane Davis, Author
  • Peter Snell, Book Shop Owner
  • Dr Carol Cooper, Author
  • Anita Belli, Author
  • Karen Inglis, Author
  • Alex Clare, Author
  • Bob Clarke, Author
  • Patrica Hutson, Author
  • Sue Cook, Author
  • James Mortimer, Poet
  • Rob Jelly, BBC Presenter
  • Patrick Forsyth, Author
  • Owen Knight, Author
  • James Fanthorpe, Graphic Designer
  • Paula Readman, Thriller Author
  • Elizabeth Lord, Romance Author
  • Pat O'Keeffe, Crime Author
  • Robert Banham, Photographer
  • Jo Barnard, Self Help Author
  • Juliet Mushens, Literary Agent
  • Andrew Burton, Writing Coach
  • Syd Moore, Thriller Author
  • Ceri Norman, Fantasy Author
  • Peter Jones, Self Help Author
  • Della Galton, Agony Aunt for Writer's Forum Magazine and Columnist
  • Emma Biddulph, NaNoWriMo Officer
  • Saskia Young, Arts Student
  • Neil Hesman, Websmith
  • Heather Lealan, Spirit/Fantasy Author
  • Sam Callahan, Song Writer
  • Peter Jones, Author (2nd visit)
  • Dave Monk, BBC Essex Presenter (2nd Visit)
  • Seona Ford, Chair, Essex Book Festival (2nd Visit)
  • Belinda Farrell, Co-ordinator, Essex Book Festival
  • Jules Eastlea, PR Consultant, Essex Book Festival
  • Patricia Rennoldson-Smith, Author
  • Paul Wreyford, Author
  • Andrew Burton, Writing Coach and Script Writer
  • Oliver King, Writer & winner of Get It Writ competition
  • Maren Feller, Proofreader and Translator
  • Maggie Freeman, Author
  • Bernardine Kennedy, Author, (2nd visit)
  • Paul Smith, Speech Writer/Eulogy Writer
  • JC Piech and Tim Chante, Authors
  • Lee Pasifull, Song Writer
  • Marion Hough, Author and Writing Tutor
  • Claire Owen, Magazine Editor
  • Liz Fisher-Frank, Teen Lawyer and Author
  • Liz Trenow, Author
  • Robbie and Nicky Claydon, Young Writer
  • Neil Hesman, Websmith and Copywriter (Regular guest)
  • Karen Bowman, Author
  • Alan Walker, Author
  • James Cracknell, Tutor
  • Joe Wenbourne, Radio Presenter and Author
  • Steve Hannam, Blogger
  • Tony Baws, Author
  • Jan Williams, Story Teller
  • Emma Biddulph, Author (regular guest)
  • Sarah-Jane Bird, Author (regular guest)
  • Gerald Hornsby, Author
  • Dan Yeager, Author (regular guest)
  • Sheena Cundy, Author
  • Neil Hesman, Beta Reader, Websmith (regular guest)
  • Caroline Ogden, Author

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