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Tictail app – shopping on the go!

Today, I’m sharing some great news, received by email this afternoon – my Tictail store New Beginnings is now available via the Tictail app! The Tictail app gives you a wide range of shopping opportunities at your fingertips (including my … Continue reading

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Late summer mist

Today was a beautiful day: the air was still, hot, and hazy under an almost cloudless sky. Low sea mist sheathed familiar landmarks in pale grey shrouds, giving much-loved vistas an alien yet still beautiful disguise. Flat as a sheltered … Continue reading

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Women Make Waves

Women Make Waves – “a network for women by women” – is a visually pleasing, impressively eclectic and very informative site with a wide range of articles and a hugely diverse group of contributors. My first article as a Women … Continue reading

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Authonomy feedback

Prompted by the news that Authonomy has had a makeover, I logged in this evening to take a look at the new design (and liked what I saw). While I was there, I checked my messages and read through the … Continue reading

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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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