Category Archives: Personal

Join Me!

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
I’ve been teaching a series of Zoom courses with The Writers Bureau which I’m absolutely loving. Join me for the next one. Here are the details: Improve your powers of description by learning how to draw…

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Angels on the Beach

This is difficult for me to comprehend and even more difficult to describe. I am inhabiting my body, as usual, yet I am also standing a few feet away, observing myself lying on the beach in the shade of a … Continue reading

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The Wounds We Keep

Originally posted on michnavs:
“The wounds we keep are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.?The next time you see someone cheerfully smiling, look into their eyes again; what does it say?” ?Anything human is mentionable, and anything mentionable…

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A Step Closer

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
A long, long time ago (well, not that long ago really), my how-to book, Publication Guaranteed (well, almost!) came out as an ebook. Many of you asked if there would be a paperback version. Yes, I…

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Beep…Beep…Beep… By Terveen Gill

Originally posted on Gobblers & Masticadores:
I’m all alone. Day – night seem the same. I’m always engulfed by a sharp, white light. I still haven’t warmed up to this hospital bed. Home is a distant memory. One I dream…

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Confess your nicknames

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
Throughout our lives, our friends and acquaintances stick labels on us: nicknames. Some we like, and some we don’t. My own experience tells me that the cruellest, least wanted, nicknames are foisted upon us…

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
It’s Thursday once again and that means five-word story time. Your new word is: COOK So can you tell a story in five words using the word COOK in it somewhere? Last week’s word was SUGAR.…

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

It is the final Thursday of 2021 and time for the last five-word story challenge of the year from Esther Chilton.  This is an open invitation to all of my followers and Esther’s to have some fun with words. Today, Esther’s … Continue reading

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

Happy Monday to you all and welcome to Christmas week and to Esther Chilton’s regular kick-off-the-week challenge. We had a lot of fun last week, composing limericks that contained the word SLIP. This week, Esther’s one word prompt for our limericks is SANTA. So, … 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 is an open invitation to all of my followers and Esther’s to have some fun with words. Today is my birthday, which I have the honour … Continue reading

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