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Bite Size Writing Tips

Write About…Your Own Experiences Open up any of the women’s weeklies and you’ll see pages and pages of true-life stories. These range from stories about ‘my operation’, to overcoming an illness/divorce/death in the family, to doing something special, to an … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

I still can’t believe that it’s a week until Christmas Eve! Where is the time going?! I’m sure, like me, your head is full of Christmas this and Christmas that. So surely now’s the time to write about Christmas? Yes … Continue reading

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A Lighter Look At Life

Choices Fay couldn’t stop the terrible thoughts trampling through her head. She battled for calm. Think! Think! she shouted to her tormented mind. This was a matter of life or death. Well, almost. At the very least, it would change … Continue reading

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The Strange Workings Of The English Language Part Four

Here is part four in my new series, where I take a look at the weird and wonderful world of words. If you missed part one, please click here. You’ll find part two here and part three here. Q. When … Continue reading

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The 59th Nanny

Instead of a dash of flash this week, I’ve written a story for young children, inspired by some cows I saw wandering across the common near where I live… The 59th Nanny Lilly was a lovely cow. In fact, she … Continue reading

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Tommy’s Tale

I’m slowly getting my writing mojo back, with a penchant for flash fiction at the moment: Tommy Coats: pink, blue, yellow, green and others every colour of the rainbow covered the pegs. All except one. Tommy Brown, outlined in bold … Continue reading

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Darling Clarissa…

I’ve had a few ups and downs lately, like many of us do, and it’s meant I haven’t had much time for writing. But gradually, I’ve started again. And it’s felt good. This piece is short and sweet but, as … Continue reading

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