About Virginia

I am a published author and English Tutor.

Take a look at my latest blog to see what I’m up to, click the Writing tab to see my published works and current projects and the Results Tutoring tab to find out a little more about my tutoring business.

If you would like to contact me to discuss my work, new opportunities or tutoring please contact me.

Book image thanks to Ben White and unsplash.

Breaking news!

My second book, a collection of poetry called Tourist to the Sun, is now into the publication process. It’s being published by Tsaunderspublications and includes many previously published poems but now all in one place and my own book. The amazing cover (to be revealed soon) is designed by The incredibly talented Lynn Stuart, whoContinue reading “Breaking news!”

Late night cafe

Last night I participated in the late night cafe for the Wolsey writers. I read my poem, An afternoon walk, which you can hear below. the standard of work was excellent and it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening. thanks to Katie Ward and tony Casement for supporting emerging authors in Suffolk.

A little about me

I thought I would update my biography and so here it is below. Please follow me on twitter (@ResultsGin); Instagram (ginnb900) and find me on Facebook as Virginiacbetts or at Results Tutoring. I’m also on TikTok and will be promoting my new book, The Camera Obscure, through July and August. It’s out to buy onContinue reading “A little about me”

Publication teaser…

My new book, The Camera Obscure, is released on 30th June. It’s trailer time! “She began to scrutinise the creature, taking in every inch of him. His face was like old, brown leather, weather-beaten as if he had spent too much time in the sun. His face was so lined and creased, yet at theContinue reading “Publication teaser…”

Martin Newell rocks!

This weekend I went to see Martin Newell and his hosepipe band open the Felixstowe book festival at The Two Sister arts Centre in Trimely. I last saw Martin in Wivenhoe, where we got rip-roaringly drunk in the pub. Martin is a brilliant poet, and a great singer – well-known for 80’s rock band TheContinue reading “Martin Newell rocks!”

London music

After a two year wait, due to covid cancellations, I finally got to tick seeing Andre Rieu love off my bucket list. The show, at Wembley Arena, May 21st 2022, was amazing! it felt like two hours passed in a flash. Funniest moment was when it ‘snowed’ on the audience, and then a big lumpContinue reading “London music”

Suffolk Poetry Society Open Mic

Saturday 14th May 2022 was the 8th Festival of poetry for the SPS. Solioquy in rehearsal, as ‘Janie’ The rehearsals went well and the show was great fun!


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