Category Archives: Tweeting

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…. You Know What

Hello! I hope you’re getting into the Christmas spirit (if that’s your thing) and you’re not too overwhelmed with ‘stuff’. If you want some tips on how to survive Christmas, as a writer, I’ve updated my annual post on the … Continue reading

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Spotted on Twitter in the Last Couple of Days

It may have passed you by but yesterday was National Writing Day (today is, apparently #National Sunglasses Day. Who knew?). I only found out about that – and, in fact, everything in this post, because I’ve been on Twitter for … Continue reading

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On Doing ‘Writerly Things’ for Free

Still on the subject of ‘How much do writers earn?’ (see last post), author Joanne Harris* (of ‘Chocolat’ fame. And by the way, can you believe it’s 20 years since that novel was published?) has revealed – in a tweet … Continue reading

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How to Tweet

So, here I am, back from (the last) Writers’ Holiday in Fishguard, our visitors of the past 3 days have gone home (one left his underpants under a pillow but that’s another story..), so there’s no excuse not to get … Continue reading

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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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My Writing A-Z… S is for SAND

S is for SAND OK, that’s just an excuse to use this photo of gorgeous Old Hunstanton beach in Norfolk, which looked like this ‘on the ground’: and like this: from the top of the cliffs. We were there for … Continue reading

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Review of My (Writing) Year

I originally started this post with: “2012 was rather ‘bitty’ and a not altogether successful year for me, writing-wise,” but then I realised, that I still have over 40,000 words ‘out there’ (that’s 8 stories at various women’s magazines and … Continue reading

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