Category Archives: Writing

Whatever Happened to Small is Beautiful?

Originally posted on SC Skillman Blog:
In 1993, E.F. Schmacher published a book entitled Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered. It was well received, and promised a potential revolution in ideas for capitalism and for…

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Cover Reveal of My New Book ‘Perilous Path: a Writer’s Journey’

Originally posted on SC Skillman Blog:
I’m delighted to reveal the cover design of my new book which is due out soon:The cover was created by graphic designer Annabelle Bradford. Perilous Path: a writer’s journey is a short non-fiction book (106…

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Review: The Writer’s Treasury of Ideas

The Writer’s Treasury of Ideas by Linda Lewis My rating: 5 of 5 stars Imagine a fruit tree. Fill its branches with an abundant crop of your favourite fruit: apples, pears, plums, oranges, papayas, figs, lemons, limes, nectarines, peaches, pomegranates … Continue reading

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Wonderful Writers’ Summer School at Swanwick

TW3 – That Was The Week That Was! For many years, my father, Tony Greenfield, has been attending the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School in Derbyshire. He raves about it and has implored me to accompany him on many occasions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Blogging – One Year Later

I officially started my blog on 16th November 2014, but the original objective was to raise visibility of my debut novel, Eleven Miles, which was published on the 16th of December. Since then, I have made so many good friends … Continue reading

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Breathing life into your characters

Originally posted on Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer:
Father and Daughter by susan52: DeviantArt I’ve been thinking a lot about role models and how they influence a writer’s work; the ways this translates to our readers. There’s a reason writers become…

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Is it an Author’s Responsibility to Write a Satisfying Conclusion?

Originally posted on SC Skillman Blog:
How important is it for the ending of a novel to satisfy? image credit writing4success.com To what extent can an author be held responsible for this, or is it down to the heart and…

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