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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #145 Beautiful&Curse

The prompt words really attracted me to Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge this week…. (It’s a long time since I’ve joined in as I have been so busy!) as they relate beautifully to my manuscript – The Curse of Time, which I am close … Continue reading

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Authors/Bloggers Rainbow Support Club

Welcome, it is my pleasure to introduce you to the latest members of my Author/Bloggers Rainbow Support Club. The Rainbow Support Club endeavours to provide a friendly and welcoming community of like-minded bloggers, book reviewers and authors who support each other … Continue reading

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The Bloggers Bash Competition: C-o-n-n-e-c-t-i-o-n-s

  I believe it all began when I moved to Cambridge from Scotland. Shortly after our marriage, my husband and I made the rash decision to live out in ‘the sticks,’ in a sleepy Cambridgeshire village called Chatteris. What an enormous … Continue reading

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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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Blogger Spotlight: Samantha Murdoch

I discovered blogger Samantha Murdoch in a particularly unconventional way. I was looking for a cat to do a bit of modelling for my black cat character in The Curse of Time, and I put out a call for help on Facebook. I … 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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The Curse of Time: Pre-Publication News

I am having a bit of a break through in terms of my publishing plans: First I’ve changed the name of my manuscript from The Krystallos Cottage to The Curse of Time. This has had quite an impact on the … Continue reading

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Writespiration : The Non-Binary Prom

I’m taking part in Sacha Black’s Writespiration writing prompt. https://sachablack.co.uk/2016/07/27/writespiration-93-underwater-ballroom/ Here’s what Sacha asked us to do this week: Your challenge this week is to set a piece of flash fiction under water. Write a story in less than 200 … Continue reading

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How Not to Get Overwhelmed: Picking Your Publishing Platform(s)

Originally posted on Fiction by Rachael Ritchey:
This is the sixth article in the series: How Not to Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing. Below is the list, including links to the subjects we’ve already covered. Today’s topic is publishing platforms. These apply…

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