The UK’s National Poetry Day will be taking place on Thursday the 2nd of October and what is so special about this particular Poetry Day is that this year’s theme is “Remember”.I was particularly moved when I heard this as the selection of this theme is a “nod” to the centenary of the outbreak of Read more about National Poetry Day 2014[…]
I’ve completed the final draft of my current novel. I shall rejoice for a heartbeat and then I will plunge back into its dark deep depths. To polish it. Over the last few months I’ve read an enormous amount about the craft of forging fiction. I’ve learned some hard lessons along the way and I Read more about A Writer’s Life: 9th March 2009[…]
So where am I today in my wordsmithery? Well, I’d say I’m in the middle of lots of projects: 1. I’m writing the follow-up to the The Curry Mile. 2. I’m working on drafting my first screenplay…big budget.3. I’m thought-showering another screenplay…small budget4. I’m planning the next edit of a children’s book I’ve been in Read more about A Writer’s Life: 16th July 2008[…]
A quick rundown of some stats on the running of my website www.zahidhussain.co.uk – as of today, I’m getting visits from 41 countries around the world which is absolutely amazing. I have no idea how people from Iran, Japan and Washington State in the U.S. are hearing about my work. I am agog. ZHZ.
I write every day. I don’t write from nine till five, simply because I can’t – I work full-time and the little time that remains is all I have to offer my muse. I wanted to share some of my world with you…few writers are willing to open the door and let would-be writers into Read more about A Writer’s Life: 28th Feb 2008[…]