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Change inspired by ABBA 2017

There was so much food for thought at the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards event in London last Saturday, that I came away positively bursting at the seams. My brain became obese. Of course there was real food too. Ritu and … Continue reading

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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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2017 New Year Resolutions

I failed to fulfil all of my 2016 New Year Resolutions. I wanted to write another novel. I started three but floundered to such an extent that I finished none of them. Maintaining my weight between 80 an 84 kg … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Is it for you? — Englang Books

Originally posted by Geoff Parkes at on his blog: Englang Books Lance: I have participated in 2014 and 2015. With less than two days to go, I am still undecided about this year. In my first year, I pushed out … Continue reading

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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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Review: Writing Guide No 3

Writing Guide No 3 by Linda Lewis My rating: 3 of 5 stars A very useful little book, packed with information about where to target fillers and what sort of level and content you should aim for in order to … Continue reading

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