Category Archives: Competitions

Sending Your Work Out

I am feeling fragile today. It’s completely self-induced, do not pity me. We had friends round last night, I went to bed at 2.30am and I have a hangover. Yuck. It’s such a waste of a lovely Sunday (and what … Continue reading

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Edit. A Four Letter Word?

Since I last wrote I have been working on ‘structural edits’ of the novel. Yes, this is still the first novel! (Not the second, as someone asked me the other day. Oh, if only….!) I know this might seem strange. … Continue reading

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Cringeworthy Fiction Required!

Hello! So much to do (who ALLOWED me to start watching MAFSUK*?!) and so little time, so just a quickie from me tonight. Miranda Dickinson Mentoring Opportunity Firstly, you might like to know that novelist Miranda Dickinson is running a … Continue reading

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Horsing Around

I have been off gallivanting again since I last wrote (for the last time this summer, honest!) Last weekend we were in Newmarket and while we were there, we had a tour of the National Stud. Among all the beautiful, … Continue reading

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Messing About On The River (Dart)

Since I last wrote, a couple of weeks ago, what a lot has happened! So, please excuse the all-over-the-placeness of this post but that’s ‘where my head’s at’, as the young people say. Devon-ly I’ve been on a mini-break to … Continue reading

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Workaholic? I wish!

Last Saturday I attended the RNA’s annual conference (on Zoom) and the first of many excellent talks was an interview with best-selling novelist Dinah Jefferies, on ‘Building Writers’ Resilience’. Dinah, by the way, didn’t start writing until she was 60 … Continue reading

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A Summer of Football

The winner of my E D Thompson book giveaway has been chosen by random wheel name generator and – as you can see – it was Karelann. Well done to her! But, if you entered and didn’t win, all is … Continue reading

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Yes, Sir! Soccer and Sunrises

Just a quickie from me before the football starts! Yes, it’s England v. Scotland tonight (Euro 2020) and although we are not normally a soccer-watching household (I mean, why don’t they just do away with the first half and make … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway (Nicci French) & A Couple of Competitions

Nicci French Giveaway I am reading (the hardback version of) ‘House of Correction’ by the fabulous duo Nicci French and it’s brilliant. One of those books that you just can’t wait to get back to. It’s about a woman who … Continue reading

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(In which I) Carry On Waiting…

I write to you with a sore left arm because yes, I am all ‘vaccine-d up’, to coin a phrase. I had my second dose this morning and oh, bliss, unlike the first time, the person administrating the needle didn’t … Continue reading

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