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Inspiring Children to Read and Write

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2018 New Year Resolutions

Once again, I failed on my resolutions for the past year! Here’s a little reminder. Well, I only kind of failed. I wrote the first draft of a new novel during NaNoWriMo 2017. It is called “Rocky Scrapes”. In brief, … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Real CSI: a Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers

The Real CSI: A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers by Kate Bendelow My rating: 5 of 5 stars On the front cover of this book, there is a quote from Lynda La Plante: ‘Every crime writer should have a copy … Continue reading

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Markets For Freelancers

Take a look through this article from Esther Newton. With some hard work, there has to be at least one route to pennies in the bank amongst all these links. Source: Markets For Freelancers

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Guest Post: Val Penny on Writing

I am delighted to be invited by my friend Lance Greenfield to join his blog today. We share a love of reading and writing: this is a very powerful link. Both Lance and I believe that to be a good … Continue reading

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Redundancy: New Opportunities?

When I joined ASG Technologies, almost ten years ago, I believed that I would be seeing out the rest of my working life at this great, innovative software company. Until very recently, that belief prevailed. Over the last three years … Continue reading

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Watching – advanced notification

At the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School this year, Liz Hurst presented a short course entitled Writing Intimate Scenes. In Part Two of the course, she challenged participants with a ten-minute exercise to write a short piece about a woman who … Continue reading

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