Category Archives: Networking

A ‘Helen-Fest’ & A Short Story Workshop @ ChipLitFest

On Sunday I went to an excellent workshop on Writing Stories for the Women’s Magazine Market, run by Helen Hunt, at the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. I think I was the only person there (apart from Helen herself, of course!) … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Talk…

Sometimes, to quote that old BT advert, ‘it’s good to talk’. As writers, we can’t sit in front of a PC all day, can we? Getting away from the keyboard and talking (about writing, of course!) is good for us! … Continue reading

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To Tweet Or Not To Tweet…?

I have finally added a ‘Twitter feed’ to my blog and I await my first tweet with baited breath…! Hmm, not sure if this just going to make me procrastinate even more (what do you think?!) but I’ve done it, … Continue reading

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Guest Crabbit Spot – Nicola Morgan’s Blog

In case you’re not familiar with Nicola Morgan, she’s an award-winning writer, with 90 books under her belt (including ‘Write To Be Published’, which I recently gave away as a competition prize) and she writes a fabulous blog ‘Help! I … Continue reading

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Pssst…Is Blogging A ‘Girl Thing’?!

I read in the paper today (so it must be true), that ‘women gossip for five hours a day’. (Not if they work from home all on their little ownsome, they don’t!). Apparently, we like to talk to girlfriends about … Continue reading

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Caerleon Writers’ Holiday – Only A Week To Go!

This time next week (all being well!), I’ll be at Caerleon for the annual writers’ holiday – ooh, I’m excited! I wrote about Caerleon earlier this year, so if you’re wondering what it’s all about, have a look here. My … Continue reading

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I am Linked-in!

I’ve joined Linkedin! Here. (“The World’s Largest Professional Network”). As I understand it (and I don’t, much), it’s a bit like Facebook, but more ‘grown up’. No-one, as far as I can see, posts photos of debauched nights dancing on … Continue reading

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