Monthly Archives: August 2013

Homestart Short Story Competition

A comedian on the tele’ has just admitted that he’s addicted to ‘Groupon’ and I’ve just realised that I’m addicted to the rather similar, ‘Amazon Local’. Amazon Local sends you a lovely email every day with total bargains, that you … Continue reading

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The Great British Write-Off!

That title’s not completely true, but I do have 2 free writing competitions to tell you about. But first, in other news, we’re awaiting the birth of a BABY! My partner’s daughter is in hospital as we speak and there … Continue reading

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Snakes Alive!

We took the dog for a walk last night and stumbled across A SNAKE! All curled up and sunbathing in the middle of a field. Eeek! We thought it might be one of these, on the left. (An ADDER!) But, … Continue reading

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Never Give Up!

Never give up, that’s my motto this week. Since the start of this month I’ve had 3 stories accepted by 3 different magazines, one of which has been floating around since 2009 (the story, not the magazine) and I’ve finally … Continue reading

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Messy Is Good!

Hurrah for those of us of a rather, ahem, messy nature (remember, I have ‘piles of cr*p’ everywhere?). I read in the paper today that, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota (bless their little cotton socks), “people working … Continue reading

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‘Take A Break’ Style(s) And A Crime Novel Competition

Just to focus on Take A Break Fiction Feast again for a few minutes, there’s been some ‘chat’ on a Facebook group that I belong to about the latest issue because it contains FIVE stories (out of a total of … Continue reading

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