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Top Tip Of The Week

Fancy Fonts If you’re writing for yourself, it’s fine to use different fonts, bold and/or coloured text but if you’re sending work to an editor, keep it plain. Editors can be put off by fonts they can’t read or big … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

My writing week got off to a flying start with a cheque in the post but that good start didn’t last long and the cheque was swiftly followed by a rejection. As a writer, it’s all too easy to take … Continue reading

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Top Tip Of The Week

Check, check, check! With readers’ letters, busy editorial staff don’t often have the time to let you know if they’re going to use your letter. It’s great if they do as it saves time standing at the newsagents every week … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

As it’s half-term next week and I’ll be dividing my time between work and motherhood duties, it’s been a frantic week to say the least. I haven’t managed to send out seven pieces of work, as I did this time … Continue reading

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The ABC Of Article Writing Part 6

My weekly series on ideas for articles now focuses on ‘PQR’: P is for pregnancy and birth. There are numerous magazines on the market covering all aspects from pregnancy, to birth, to afterwards and raising children. Topics such as fashion, … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

By the end of Monday, my shoulders were right up by my ears and I was shaking my head, sure that this week was going to be one of those weeks. But, up bright and early Tuesday morning, I took … Continue reading

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Top Tip Of The Week

Out with the old and in with the new – ish At the beginning of a new year, the adage, ‘out with the old and in with the new’ comes to mind. Does that also apply to writing? Should stories, … Continue reading

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