Monthly Archives: October 2014

Finding a publisher: It’s a lot like trick-or-treating

Originally posted on Ned's Blog:
Welcome to a special Halloween Edition of Ned’s Nickel’s Worth on Writing! What makes this week’s NWOW special? In addition to offering writing tips gained from my 15 years as a columnist, I am…

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Happy Halloween

  Just finished uploading all these fun images from Pixabay, and the door slammed shut upstairs. I’m all by myself in the house. Creepy! Happy Halloween!

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The Practitioner’s Encyclopaedia of Flower Remedies by Clare G Harvey

Thank you to NetGalley for a free copy of this wonderful encyclopaedia  in exchange for my honest review, celebrating Flower remedies which have been used “for hundreds possibly thousands of years.” The Encyclopaedia attracted me as in the past I qualified in Aromatherapy and … Continue reading

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My Friday Image: Shadowed Hand Reaches For Autumn Leaf

Sometimes the simplest images are just so interesting. A shadowy hand reaching out to pick up a single leaf, yet the shadow of the hand can’t move the leaf only the physical hand can. One to ponder over. Write about. … Continue reading

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I Just Published my Book. Now What?

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
First of all, congratulations! You’re now a published author – and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Second, you’d be amazed how often I hear that question in LinkedIn’s author groups. With some 3,000 new…

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Puppet by Pauline C Harris

Goodreads Synopsis: Penelope lives in a world of advanced technology but many claim society has yet to catch up. Marionettes have advanced in the form of robots; lifelike creations remote controlled to perform super human tasks. When Penelope makes a … Continue reading

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Look and See ~ Again

Lovely poem about looking into the mirror from Idiot Writing. Had to reblog as mirrors, reflections, shadows are some of the elements that I explore in my novel

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My Gallbladder Operation

I was a bit apprehensive when I received my appointment letter for  my Gallbladder operation. The date was set as Monday 13th of October, being a bit superstitious the number 13 just didn’t do much to alleviate my fears. On the day … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica review of Garth Nix’s Lirael

Goodreads synopsis: Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Now, two years past the time when she should have received the Sight that is the Clayr’s birthright, she feels alone, abandoned, unsure of who she is. … Continue reading

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More writers resources, Memes, and Blog Hops

Continuing on from my previous Writers resources, Memes and Hashtags: Here are some more Writer’s resources, Memes, Blog Hops,  Challenges, and Promotional ideas that have caught my eye: Writer’s resources Lots of helpful writer resources worth checking out on Elsie … Continue reading

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