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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s weekly challenge time. Last week I wanted CONTROL from you. This week, I’m looking for NAILS. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word NAILS in it somewhere? Here are your creative thoughts on CONTROL … Continue reading

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Book Review: Don't Let Go @HarlanCoben

We all have them, don’t we? You know, that author who saves us, who always gives us what we want. So, when you’ve been wading your way through a book you’re really not enjoying and you think why am I … Continue reading

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Thank You!

I must give an enormous thank you to all of you who entered my competition to win a copy of my latest book, A Walk in the Woods. I’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of entries and the fantastic stories … Continue reading

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An Interview With Mark West

I first heard about Mark West‘s books when my partner read one of them and said what a gripping read it was, so it was great to meet him at Louise Jensen‘s latest book launch. There, he agreed to let … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s time for a new challenge. Last week I wanted a CRIME from you. This week, I’m looking for CONTROL. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word CONTROL in it somewhere? Here are your creative … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Many of you will have heard of The People’s Friend mgazine. Indeed, I know many of you have written short stories aimed at the magazine. Now, they’re very good at encouraging fiction writers and offering advice. But did you know … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Step Back in Time Watching a history documentary? Reading about a time from long ago? Events/people/places from a time in the past can start you thinking what if that didn’t happen? What if something completely different occured instead? An alternative … Continue reading

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