Monthly Archives: March 2016

Twitter: Useful Tool or (yet another) Waste of Time?

“I don’t get Twitter.” I’ve heard that so many times, from writers and non-writers alike. I’ve even heard it from people who are on Twitter! In fact, my younger brother – who’s an IT bod and runs his own business … Continue reading

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Feeling All ‘At Sea’…

Typically, just as I had a clear week ahead of me – no meetings, appointments or trips out – and planned to do a serious amount of writing (I had in mind a new story or article every day, to … Continue reading

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Reporting Back on The ‘People’s Friend’ Writing Workshop!

Yesterday I was at one of The People’s Friend‘s award-winning writing workshops, at the DC Thomson offices on Fleet Street. Get me! And amazingly, I managed to ‘work’ the tube this time and didn’t end up on the wrong line … Continue reading

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‘Pining’ For Some New Technology..!

Today, as it was Mothering Sunday, I drove over to see my mum and take her out to M&S (no expense spared). It’s quite a long drive – an hour and a quarter each way, which is 2.5 hours in … Continue reading

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