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Bite Size Writing Tips

Perfect Paragraphs If you’re writing an article or story for a magazine, think about your paragraph lengths. When you send your work out, your pages are A4 size. The lengths of your paragraphs may look short on a page that … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

A story written in the first person can be very effective in creating a sense of atmosphere and making your readers feel as if they are part of the story, seeing and experiencing everything along with that character. Take the … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Think outside the box Whether you’re entering a themed or open-themed writing competition, don’t write about the first thing that comes to mind. Jot down several ideas. The first few will probably be themes a lot of entrants will write … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue – Part Seven

Here’s part seven in my writing dialogue series. Here are parts one, two, three, four, five and six. Now for part seven: Use dialogue to break up big blocks of narrative text. It aids readability, as well as injecting pace … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

Please welcome Laura Sansom to my Guest Writer Spot for the first time. She’s written a great story for us. Before you read her story, you might like to know a little bit about her: Laura is an aspiring writer … Continue reading

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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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