Welcome to Reset!

Reset Zine front cover. Get your paperback copy of the Reset 'zine here.

The second Margate Bookie ‘zine is a chance to relax, reset, and hear experiences about what has happened over the last year and what is to come. Writers and artists from across the world have contributed fiction, memoir, poetry and more, to show us their worlds and thoughts from the strange times we’ve shared to the hopes for a ‘new normal’ future.

Making a Bee-line for Books

Bryony Bishop, aka Bee, is the founder of Bee’s Bookshare, a book group with a difference. This vibrant community of readers regularly meet up (in non-pandemic times) to share a love of books and discover new reads. There are no set books to read, you just bring at least one book to swap that you’ve loved or loathed to pass on and reading tales to share. We had a catch up with Bee to find out more.

Using social media for creativity

Connor Sansby, Whisky and Beards Editor-In-Chief and Bookie poet aficionado, had a chat with us about social media’s place in the creative process. Here are his top tips.

Quality over quantity

One of the most commonly searched terms when it comes to writing is ‘how long is a novel?’ It seems we’re all worried about making something the right length, but quality always trumps quantity. Your work comes down to much more than word count or how many multisyllabic words you can fit in.

Writing Journey – Eye for Story

Lucy Edematie is a freelance writer and former editor of the Margate Mercury., Lucy is focuses on causes that seek to be inclusive, to unite, and to benefit society’s most vulnerable and marginalised. As part of Writing Journey, Lucy will be leading A Journalist’s Eye for a Story on May 18th, 12PM – 2PM You’ll […]