Watch The Magic Oxygen Book Launch & Literary Prize Announcements LIVE!

Join Simon and Tracey West LIVE at The Hub in Lyme Regis between 11am and 2pm on Saturday 14th February at the prestigious launch of their 8 new spring titles. They will also announce the winners of the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize, a unique writing competition for short stories and poetry that attracted almost 800…

Sue Hampton – Meet the author of great stories for children and young people

Author Sue Hampton will be at the Malthouse on Saturday, 14 February from 2 to 3pm, and she’s looking forward to meeting readers young and not-so-young. Sue’s latest book, The Dreamer, is published by local publisher Magic Oxygen and is launched Saturday in the Hub, when Magic Oxygen will also be announcing the winners of…

Writing Your Way Out of the Darkness: Workshop Today!

There’s a fantastic line up of talks today at The Malthouse in Lyme Regis, including ‘Writing Your Way Out of the Darkness‘ presented by Magic Oxygen Publisher Tracey West and psychotherapist Nayna Kumari. Writing your way out of the darkness can be a very healing thing to do after an unsettling life event like divorce, bereavement or…

How to get published – great advice for authors from our publishers!

Do you have a book struggling to get out? Or have you written a story, poem or book and want to take the first steps in getting it professionally published? We have three experienced publishers who would love to share their wisdom and insight and help you on the path to transforming your work into a…

Flash Fiction for Adults

A Flash in the Pan is an exciting creative writing workshop from Janis Lane & Phil Whitehead, the founders of INVIGORWRITE! Join them Tuesday 10 February at 10am and Hix Oyster and Fish House in the gardens above Lyme Regis, on Cobb Road. This workshop is suitable for all adults, from absolute beginners to more experienced writers. You’ll enjoy an introduction to…

Poets – want to come and slam?

The Hip Yak Poetry Shack will be performing Friday night at the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, at 8pm. They’d love to welcome a few more poets to read a poem as part of the slam – one poem, no more than three minutes? Interested? Know someone else who might be? Contact livtorc@yahoo.com – hope to…

3 Extra Authors: Mark James, Ant Ravenwood & Connor Cadellin McKee

As if the 8 new book launches weren’t enough to fill your boots with on Saturday 14th February, you’ll also have the chance to meet 3 more of Magic Oxygen’s established authors at The Hub between 11am and 2pm. Namely the award winning playwright, Mark James, children’s storyteller and incredible musician Ant Ravenwood and sci-fi author Connor Cadellin McKee.…

We’re on BBC Solent this Saturday Morning!

It’s all go here in the media hub! This coming Saturday morning the 7th February, Tracey and Simon West from Magic Oxygen Publishing based here in Lyme will be chatting live in the studio to Tim Butcher on BBC Radio Solent. Tune in from 8am to get the skinny on who will be appearing at our unmissable Meet…

Lyme Literary Festival in the News!

This week’s View From Lyme had a rather splendid feature about our forthcoming events, paying particular attention to our ‘Meet the Authors‘ extravaganza on Saturday 14th February at The Hub. Francesca Evans reported: LYME Regis will host its first literary festival next week, showcasing internationally-established and up-and-coming authors who embrace a multitude of genres, as…

A Literary Extravaganza in The Hub

Saturday morning will see a hive of literary activity in The Hub as Magic Oxygen throw a launch party for their 8 new spring titles and all the authors will be there to chat to you. They include a Bridport Prize winner, an expert in myth, magic and legend and a prolific children’s author who won adulation from…