Category Archives: Good Causes

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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Write Your Diary On 12th May!

The Mass Observation Archive, based at Sussex University, is inviting people living in the UK to write and submit an anonymous diary of their day on 12th May (ie: this Tuesday). Who knows, your diary could be read by people … Continue reading

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In Which I Make A ‘Spectacle’ of Myself…

Argh, it’s raining! My washing is on the line, getting soaked; we can’t take the dog for a walk (well, we could but it would be a miserable experience and Princess Bonnie does NOT like getting wet) and I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Authors for The Philippines

Lots of people have blogged/tweeted about this so apologies if you’ve already seen it but I promised to mention it on the blog and it may be that you’re one of the few people who doesn’t yet know about ‘Authors … Continue reading

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Back From Italy – And 2 New Writing Comps!

I’m back! This has been the longest gap between posts since I started the blog, so apologies but I have been taking a break in Umbria for a couple of weeks and just to put us all in an Italian … Continue reading

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Back From Milano.. and off to work-o!

It seems like a heck of a long time ago now, but last weekend, I went to Milan. Hence the photo of the Duomo! We went up on the roof, like you do and enjoyed the coolness of the interior … Continue reading

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Sunshine & Something Shady…

A few things to tell you about, so here goes: Readers’ Afternoon: Birmingham, 11th May 2013 If you live in the West Midlands or can get to central Birmingham on 11th May, you might be interested in this ‘readers’ afternoon’ … Continue reading

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