Monthly Archives: August 2021

Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is DEED. So can you write a limerick using the word DEED in it somewhere? If you want to swerve around the weekly prompt, please … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is WARM. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word WARM in it somewhere? Please post your submissions in the Comments on … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is LURK. So can you write a limerick using the word LURK in it somewhere? If you want to swerve around the weekly prompt, please … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is SCREAM. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word SCREAM in it somewhere? Please post your submissions in the Comments on … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy Monday to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Limerick challenge. Esther and I have just returned from a great week at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. Esther delivered an excellent workshop entitled ‘Location! Location! Location!’ which went down … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

Here we are on Day 6 of the splendiferous Swanwick Writers’ Summer School (Thursday) and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  Esther presented an excellent one hour workshop at the school yesterday, entitled ‘Location! Location! Location!’ At … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. Sorry that I am a bit late. I am fortunate enough to be spending my week at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. Tonight’s entertainment is an open … Continue reading

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Book Review: The First Cut by Val Penny

This is the superb first episode of a crime thriller series set in Central Scotland featuring feisty DS Jane Renwick. The story moves at great pace and high tension from the first page to the last with plenty of danger … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Can You Tell A Story In . . .

It is Thursday and time for your latest five-word story challenge from Esther Chilton.  This week, her single word prompt is BRAVE. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word BRAVE in it somewhere? Please post your submissions in the Comments on … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. Those of us who are lucky enough to be attending the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School are very excited. The time is coming. Having missed out in … Continue reading

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