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Writing Anniversary/Seasonal Pieces Every day marks the anniversary of when someone famous died or when a unique invention first came to light. General interest magazines often feature this sort of article. Additionally, depending on who the person is or what … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Using The Five Senses In Your Story Sight and sound are often used to bring a scene to life and for impacting upon the tone of a story. But the senses of smell, touch and taste can also affect a … Continue reading

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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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I Challenge You To…

Well, Christmas is over (I hope you all had a good one) and so the countdown to the New Year is on. So my challenge for this week is: New Year Resolutions Limericks, poems, short stories… I’d like to see … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

You can do it anywhere! Not many of us have the luxury of becoming a full-time writer as soon as we start out. Instead, it’s a case of snatching hours and minutes here and there in between the day job … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

Here’s a new photo prompt for you this week. I hope it sets your mind thinking of stories, poems and limericks.   Last week, Sharon Harvey provided the photo prompt. If you feel inspired and would like to send something … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Want to grab your reader’s attention right at the beginning of your story? Try shocking them: I knew she was dead even though the dull eyes stared back at me, mocking me, tempting me to raise the knife once more. … Continue reading

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