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Kindle Giveaway (mini competition number 6)

My family has always had cats with strange names. Our current cat is called Grumplestiltskin, and in my novel in progress My Dream of You (sample it here) there is a cat named Sparrow. What peculiar names have you given to your pets? Let me know in the comment box …

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Sunny Sunday (I hope)

Well it is too early to tell yet this morning but I am hoping for more of this unseasonably warm weather today. Greedy of me I know, but there is something decadent and addictive about pottering about in the garden with the sun warming my back when it is nearly …

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Story Chain (for adults)

On the 26th October from 11am – 1pm readers can join me in the Guildhall Cafe (in Portsmouth Guildhall) for a Book Brunch. During my Book Brunch you will be able to: 1)  Add your words to the story chain (one for adults and one for children) 2)  Fill out …

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Story Chain (for children)

Would you like to be part of a story chain? I sure hope so because from today until the 26th October you can join in by adding to the growing  story chain in the comment box below this post. If any adults you know want to join in then tell …

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Imago Dragonflies

As you know I signed up to a writing challenge several weeks ago. My posted story for the first challenge is here. The second challenge came with the instructions below: Write a blog post in 200 words or less, excluding the title. It can be in any format, whether flash …

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A mirror never lies

Rachael has posted her first challenge asking us to write a short story in 200 words or less beginning with –The door swung open – if you like my story then please follow this link back to Rachael’s blog and click on ‘like’ button under my face (number 67) to …

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Connecting blogging with writing

Rachel Harrie is launching her third writers’ platform building campaign which you can find out more about by following this link. I am a bit concerned that I wont be able to participate as much as everyone else due to working full time and having to squeeze in writing when …

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Serenity by the sea

Yesterday I went to a writers’ retreat for the first time. I usually have to miss out on retreats because they are too far away from home and I need to be able to get home in the evening to avoid a meltdown from sensory overload. One of the joys …

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Where angels fear to tread…

Well it seems the *snerk* photo for this week was a difficult one to caption. Thank you to everyone who had a go. I wanted to put a caption of my own in for the first time ever:Where angels fear to tread! after reading the caption left by Trish. The …

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