Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Tale of Two Books (and some cake)

It’s nearly that time of year again. No, not the Great British Bake Off Final, although that IS on tonight and I WILL be watching! My man has been out to the village shop and bought a cake ‘specially because … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Writer Linda Lewis (Exclusive!)

I’m delighted to welcome to my blog a special guest – Linda Lewis – who, amongst other things, is a very successful short story writer. Linda’s never been interviewed in any of the writing magazines, so this is an exclusive … Continue reading

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Sources of Inspiration: Atwood, Shakespeare (and cats?)

I went to see one of my favourite authors, Margaret Atwood, on Saturday in Stratford (and, thank the Lord, I managed not to cough). She’s inspiring for several reasons, not least because she’s clever and funny and at 76 she’s … Continue reading

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Feeling Autumnal (and under par…)

I am feeling decidedly autumnal. In other words, I’ve got a horrible cough which has been lingering for about 10 days. I apologise to all the people (in ‘real life’) that I’ve been spluttering over. I have tried to keep … Continue reading

Posted in Bonnie, Competitions, E publishing, Finding Time To Write | 9 Comments