Author Archives: esthernewton

A Brief Blog Break

Nothing to worry about but, due to unforeseen circumstances, I’m having to take a brief blog break. Thank you to everyone who sent something in for my Monday Motivations from last week. I will be publishing them as soon as … Continue reading

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More Music And Memories

I was chuffed to bits; I had just bought my first tape and put vinyl records behind me. I was on the cutting edge of music (yes, I know many of you won’t know a) what a tape is or … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Enjoy writing crime and/or thrillers? Then the latest Writing Magazine short story competition could be for you. You have between 1500-1700 words in which to tell your tale.  Prizes: 1st:    £200 plus publication in Writing Magazine 2nd:  £50 plus publication … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/Silly Signs Part Six

Perhaps it’s just me, but I think my definition of ‘automatic’ is a little different to the sign writer’s…

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Monday Motivations

I hope you’re all having a wonderful Easter break and haven’t over indulged on the chocolate. If you’re feeling a little sluggish, here are two prompts to get those writing muscles working again: Word prompt: Jealousy Photo prompt: For last … Continue reading

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More Music And Memories

When I feel in need of blowing the cobwebs away, I’ll stick my headphones in my ears, scroll down my playlist to Linkin Park and crank the volume up. In my mother’s words it’s, “Shouty music. Simply dreadful. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/Silly Signs Part Five

If you’re looking for excitement, this may not be the place to go…

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