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Need Some Inspiration?

Stuck for something to write about? I often find a photo starts the creative juices flowing. Here’s one of an old ruined abbey. What happened there all those years ago? What about now? Could there be a ghost haunting the … Continue reading

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Countdown To The Bloggers Bash…One Week To Go!

Four years ago, I found myself wandering around outside The British Library, in London, trying to look casual, while out of the corner of my eye, looking for fellow bloggers, who were gathering for the first Annual Bloggers Bash. Could … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Hospital Waiting Rooms, Horrendous Halls and Farm Parks How many times have you moaned about hours spent hanging round hospital waiting rooms as your appointment runs late? Take a notebook with you next time and put those wasted hours to … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Not sure how to end your short story? Well, don’t do it this way! Finishing your story with a cunning twist can make for a very effective ending and leave your readers admiring your brilliance. However, a lot of magazine … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Make sure you’re up-to-date Whether you’re working on a short story, article or filler to send to a magazine, in order to ensure that you know exactly what the editor is looking for, you must analyse the publication carefully. An … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Fabulous Photographs If you’re writing an article for a magazine, always make sure you have clear, high quality photographs to accompany it. These can often be a deciding factor in an editor accepting your article. Even if you have written … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Involve Your Reader Not sure how to open your short story? Try addressing your reader directly. It instantly makes them feel part of your story. Here’s an example: Just one more, that’s all I was going to take. You know … Continue reading

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