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Choices

As a writer you have to make many choices in relation to what happens to your characters. In the flash fiction story that I entered for Caroline Smailes’ 100 Word Challenge my character has to make a decision that I have seen many women agonise over during my midwifery career. …

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Print / Broadcast Media

BBC One – South Today At some point during 6th – 9th February Julian Clegg Breakfast Show BBC Radio Solent 9th February The Beacon February issue of Flagship (page 18) Pick Me Up magazine – week 42 2011 Portsmouth TV Live @ Five book show Daily Express The News Portsmouth …

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Why WeLL?

Most of you are likely to remember my excitement when I announced that I had been appointed as the 2012 Writer in Residence for Portsmouth Libraries.  As an author who has had to overcome multiple disabilities in order to be able to write, I am wholeheartedly aware of what a …

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Small Stones – Week one

Jan 1st – The washing machine churns in syncopation to the murmur of conversation and soft music messily weaves all the sounds together. Jan 2nd – The cold air crashes into the warmth at the junction of the open door. Jan 3rd – The wind makes a mockery of anything …

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2012 Events

October: Sunday 21st Oct at 12.20pm I will be reading from ‘Perfectly Formed’ which is the prologue to The Portal Series. This is a non-ticketed event at the Southsea library on Palmerston Road and my reading is suitable for adults but aimed at children.  Looking forward to seeing you all …

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2012 Writing Plans

Today will be mostly spent taking down the Christmas tree, eating, reading, writing, playing board games with my lovely family and wordy games with friends (online). I looked back at my writing plans for 2011 and I am quite pleased that I achieved two out of three. I did finish …

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A cute(y) guest judge

Thank you to everyone who entered a caption for the *snerk* photo this week. My guest judge this week is Ashley from cutey jewelry. Her favourite caption is: “Luckily Mother has a crane” submitted by Emma D-W. Congratulations Emma, please visit the cutey website to choose a bracelet as your …

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