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Social networking

I’m aware that blogs aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, so I thought I’d share some social network links so that you can follow me elsewhere. Simply click on a logo and you’ll find me! Please come and say “hello” :)Continue reading

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Tasha’s story – the next chapter

Thanks to an out-of-the-blue email proposition, I’m experimenting with a completely new way of writing. New for me, I mean. I’ve been working intermittently on books four and five for some time, jotting down bits and bobs as they occur … Continue reading

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books 4 beaches

quote of the moment: from ‘New Beginnings’ by Johanna Nield I absolutely adore and respect and idolise him. Yes, I lust after him too, but who wouldn’t? I’m delighted to announce that an excerpt from “New Beginnings” is featured on … Continue reading

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Writing and Learning: websites to explore

Every now and then, I like to share links to websites that I’ve enjoyed in the hope that others will find something useful, informative, and / or entertaining. These are the sites that I’ve recently added to my bookmarks: The … Continue reading

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FutureLearn: Start Writing Fiction

Developing a character 1. Character sketch Tall, slim, 70s, high cheek bones, very attractive. Smartly dressed – camel coat, navy suit, both look expensive. Odd gloves! One red, one rainbow striped. No handbag – small purple purse retrieved from coat … Continue reading

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Tips for the reluctant self-promotor

Given my aversion to self-promotion, as I confessed last month, I’m encouraged and inspired by this article, written by Emily Harstone for Authors Publish Magazine: 3 Ways To Promote Yourself As A Writer (Even When You Don’t Want To) “Writing … Continue reading

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The WoMentoring Project

Reblogged from The WoMentoring Project Welcome to The WoMentoring Project   The WoMentoring Project exists to offer free mentoring by professional literary women to talented up and coming female writers who would otherwise find it difficult to access similar opportunities. The … Continue reading

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Too British for my own good?

I’ve reached a rather devastating conclusion this evening: I’m far too British for my own good. I’m modest. I can’t confidently identify any brass instrument, so how can I possibly blow my own trumpet? Followers will know that my Twitter … Continue reading

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Questions: Authors on Twitter

Authors on Twitter aims to bring you today’s most interesting articles and comments about writing, books, and all things literary. The Authors on Twitter e-newspaper is published daily with articles that are selected randomly from my Twitter feed. Links are … Continue reading

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New Beginnings: the movie

When writing “New Beginnings” and the two subsequent titles in the series, I soon found that the characters I’d invented were being played, in my mind’s eye, by actors whose work I admire. If my novels ever reach the silver … Continue reading

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