Monthly Archives: February 2021

Scatter my Ashes

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
This is a poem that I wrote last year and recited during the Poetry Open Mic Evening at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School 2018. It is about the scattering of my Mum’s ashes. I…

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The Old Mill – Released!

Originally posted on Trent's World (the Blog):
A stench lies on Avebury, New Hampshire. It isn’t something that one can smell, it is more of a psychic soot polluting everybody’s mood. No one recalls when it arrived, but there…

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Book Review: Perfectly Flawed: Living with Genetic Illness by Molvia Maddox

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
It is with great sadness and heavy heart that I report the death of Krystie, a very courageous and inspirational young lady. I worked with her mother, Molvia, at the time that she published…

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#Writing tip: flashbacks (and how I avoid them)

Originally posted on Sue Moorcroft blog:
I always think carefully before utilising flashbacks to reveal backstory. There are other techniques available. A flashback gives information about backstory to the readers and usually involves a complete change of scene as the…

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A Very Special Carrot Ranch Rodeo

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
Many of you are familiar with the wonderful Carrot Ranch contests. I’d like to share this very special one with you and encourage you to enter: Sue Vincent is one of those special bloggers that inspires…

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