Category Archives: Competitions

‘Naughty’ Random Word Competition: Longlist

Thanks to everyone who took the time and trouble to enter my ‘naughty kettle’ (!) flash fiction competition! There were 42 entries in total and my helper and I have drawn up a longlist of 10 entries, based on: a) … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Leeds

All writing ground to a halt recently, as I went to Leeds from last Friday to Sunday with my friend. Many, many years ago we were students at the Uni (that’s it there, on the left – the Parkinson Building, … Continue reading

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Still Plugging Away…

The good news is… I finally made it to the Pilates class last week and I really enjoyed it, despite getting cramp in my foot at one point. There were toys! Well, mats and bands and squidgy balls to put … Continue reading

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800 followers: Random Word Flash Fiction Competition (free to enter)

A few days ago I reached over 800 followers on the blog, so I was all set to run another of my random word flash fiction competitions but I checked the figures tonight and obviously, some people are ‘spring cleaning’ … Continue reading

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Staying in the Bubble

A new pilates class started last week in our village hall and yesterday my neighbour asked me, via our ‘message wall’* if I’d like to go with her tomorrow morning. Ooh, I was so tempted. It’s actually one of my … Continue reading

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Writing a Novel: Cutting Out The B.S

The more I try to write a novel, the more I feel like I’m learning to write all over again. I’ve got until the end of January to get the second draft done and sent off for a critique, so … Continue reading

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A Review of 2017

Happy New Year to you all, I hope you had a good Christmas, however you celebrated it. We were in Rhossili Bay for New Year, staying in this little place with the dog, just down the road from a 3 … Continue reading

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