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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the third instalment in my writing workshop series. Last week was all about the ending of a short story; the previous week focused on the story opening and this week it’s time for a dialogue refresher course: Top … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

It’s Friday and time for my Guest Writer Spot, which gives writers the opportunity for their  work to be seen and read by others. I accept stories, poems, articles – in fact, anything and everything. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

It’s Friday and time for my Guest Writer Spot, which gives writers the opportunity for their  work to be seen and read by others. I accept stories, poems, articles – in fact, anything and everything. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Yet Another Trip Down Memory Lane

While I was having a sort out recently, I came across this lovely photo of my dad as a baby. When he was born in early 1942, my grandad, Ken, was away fighting in World War II. Photographs, including this … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

My market this week is for those of you who enjoy a good old ghost story. The Fiction Desk is accepting stories for its annual Ghost Story Competition. Here are the all important details for you: Prizes: 1st prize: £500 … Continue reading

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I Need You – Again!

Competition Time! Last week I set a mini-competition within a mini-competition! Lots of you took part in my recent flash fiction competition where I set the theme of ‘The Discovery’.  The results can be read here, if you missed them. So … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

Sometimes all you need is a theme to get you kick-started on a story or poem. A popular theme is ‘The sea’. Close your eyes and see what comes to mind. Don’t always take the first thing that you think … Continue reading

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