Tag Archives: Inspiration

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #19 – “Craft & Rise”

Colleen’s prompt words this week for Tanka Tuesday are Craft and Rise – (I used soar instead of rise.) I thought I’d apply Colleen’s two prompt words to the act of writing itself. Without a doubt, all my blogging/writer friends will know just how consuming … Continue reading

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Revive Old Posts Bloggers Link Up

What better way to start a New Year than to glance back in time? To take your own personal tardis and whizz back and reflect on all that you have achieved in the last year or so. Perhaps you are … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Challenge

Today, I thought I’d join in with Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka poetry prompt. I’ve never written a Tanka before.  I have had some experience of writing haiku so hopefully, it shouldn’t be too difficult. After all, it’s just a case of … Continue reading

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Writespiration #94: Condense Your Novel Into 3 Sentences

Writespiration: Condense Your Novel into Three Sentences In Sacha’s words: So, your challenge this week is to boil your plot down to its simplest form. This isn’t marketing 101, don’t try an sell me your book like a pitch sentence. This is purely about plot. Tell me … Continue reading

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Glasgow University, Hogwarts and Kelvingrove Park

  I’ve been in Glasgow for a few days, with my hubby  – for a short holiday. Like my dad he’s a keen golf fan. We’ve been to the Golf Open at Troon. We had a day there together – practice … Continue reading

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Distance

I didn’t know if I would find a photo for Hugh’s Weekly Photo prompt- distance – but it’s strange how sometimes distant things can literally be on your doorstep. Yesterday a flower peeped out from above me as I walked … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday & BeWow: Editing

It’s been a while since I joined in Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday & Ronovan’s BeWow. I have a pretty good excuse as I have been editing my manuscript getting it ready for self publishing. With that in mind I’d like to … Continue reading

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Retail Inspiration: Yuletide Style

Just recently I started working in retail as a Christmas temporary.  My plan is to earn some pennies to get together a book fund to pay for artwork for a front cover, my promotional, and other expenses that I will incur when I … Continue reading

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#MondayBlogs: Drive Thru Shine!! Good Luck: Exams!! #NanNowriMo

It’s Monday again, and I’m doing another #MondayBlogs post, brain child of @RachelintheOC. http://badredheadmedia.com/what-is-mondayblogs-and-why-you-should-be-participating/ To inspire and motivate all of you sitting exams and tests, I’m focusing on one precious short and sweet word, Shine.I know that my youngest daughter Gina … Continue reading

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BEWOW, Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge and Colleen’s WQW

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #69 Haiku&Mind As some of you will know from my previous blogging posts I’m on a bit of a blogging break so it will be a bit quiet here on Kyrosmagica, but I thought I … Continue reading

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