Friday, 22 July 2011

Thursday, 21 July 2011

The New Writer Magazine ~ Now available at What the Dickens?

Summer 2011 collection is now in stock in our website

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Missing presumed stolen!!

Missing presumed stolen!! 

Our wooden Open/Closed sign has gone missing from our shop in Steyning! 

If you've seen it please let us know. 

If you have it please either return it or, if you have it and don't want to return it, pay what it cost us to have it made! ... do we really have to take our shop signs in of a night time?!

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Guided Literary Walk of Steyning to support Oxfam Bookfest!

Guided Literary Walk of Steyning to support Oxfam Bookfest

Saturday 9th July
Meet 1.45pm at the Oxfam Shop, 82 High Street, Steyning
Conducted by a local Blue Badge tourist guide

Tickets £3 available from Oxfam, Steyning 01903 813976 or What the Dickens? Cobblestone Walk, Steyning

Several notable writers are associated with Steyning, and we'll explore their connections with the town. See Chantry House, where the poet W.B. Yeats stayed; find out where William Penn preached; where you can see a memorial stone to a famous World War 1 poem; and where the poet, writer and dramatist Ted Walker went to school. These and lots of other historical facts about Steyning will be revealed. 
But book soon! Only 25 places available.

Discounted teas/coffees on offer afterwards at The Old Bakery Tea Rooms, Cobblestone Walk, Steyning.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

July Flash Fiction Competition Now Open!

Maximum: 250 words
No set theme or phrase for this month
Deadline: Midnight on 1st August 2011

Entry is FREE!

Each month we will be holding a flash fiction competition where the winner will win What the Dickens? goodies to the value of £10.

Submissions must be in by midnight on the 1st of the month and the winner will be announced 2 weeks later. The winning entry will be posted up on our website for all to read.

Please submit your entry to

The usual standard applies: A4 double spaced, title of story at the top. Remember: DO NOT put your name on the story itself! In your e-mail, send a separate cover note with your name, e-mail address, title of your story and word count. If you are the lucky winner, we will send you an e-mail to tell you so and ask for your postal address to send you your lovely things.

There is no theme or phrase this month so go on...get stuck in!
Good luck!