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Guest Writer Spot

This week, I would like to welcome the talented Richard V. Frankland, author of the Ian Vaughan thriller series, to my Guest Writer Spot. I’m sure you’ll enjoy this descriptive scene as much as I did:   TO LIVE AGAIN … Continue reading

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My Grandad – Master Of Coppit And Boxes

Just before my grandad died, he said to me, “Don’t ever grow up. I never have.” He was 93 years old and I was 36.  Everyone thinks their grandad is special and mine certainly was. Father to six and grandfather … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Fish Publishing are holding their annual flash fiction competition. Here are the details for you: Word Limit: 300 words Closing date: 28th Feb 2018 Entry Fees: €14 (€8 subsequent entries) Prizes: 1st prize: €1,000 2nd prize: Online writing course with … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To – Part Seven

This series of Funny of the Week is one of nostalgia, taking a trip back in time to newspaper ads of old. Though, you wouldn’t see any ads like these now. It just shows how times have moved on and … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Writing Ideas – B Is For…

Last week saw the first in my new weekly series. Each week, I’ll be bringing you an idea – whether it’s a magazine to write for, a theme for a short story, the opening line of a poem…If you missed … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

This week, I’d like to welcome Alethea Kehas, with a strong piece of writing, as my Guest Writer. Exploring the Body’s Memories: An Exercise in Constriction By Alethea Kehas   When we begin to let go of the grasp of … Continue reading

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More Music Memories

Lady in Red When I was fourteen, we used to visit my nan most Sundays. She lived a good hour or so away so Mum, Dad and I travelled by car to see her. I didn’t like travelling by car … Continue reading

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