Editor’s Cut

By Charlotte Hammond One of the Creative Writing Society’s greatest prides is Firelight: a magazine that showcases the work of the both the members and the committee. So, taking charge of this entire process perhaps seems a little daunting? I won’t lie to you it is quite daunting, but it is also the most rewarding … More Editor’s Cut

Six Months in the Life of a Social Secretary

By Ravi Kakkad Being social secretary has been an interesting experience. The main responsibilities are shared by all of us on committee: attending meetings and running Lit Circles. We usually meet to discuss future Lit Circle themes, the tasks and decide who’s running them. However, our society is built on so much more than our … More Six Months in the Life of a Social Secretary

A Tea and Chat

By Kate Holmes Hey Everyone. Well, I guess here I should say “Dear Reader” but religiously this is how I have always started my announcements, emails and messages to my society, so humour me here because it feels right. Let me introduce myself, my name is Kate Holmes. I am the former President and current … More A Tea and Chat

The Self-Publishing Journey of an Unsuspecting Fantasy Author

By Ian RobertS I never set out to be a published author. Looking back, I’d always made up stories in my head and as a child drew extensively, creating comic strips and roleplaying games with my brother, yet being a writer was never a particular aim. In the back of my mind I can remember … More The Self-Publishing Journey of an Unsuspecting Fantasy Author