Tag Archives: NaNoWriMo

‘Ladybird, Ladybird…’

I told you (last time) that the weather had gone strange and now, here we are, on the 10th October, with sunshine and temperatures of 21 degrees C! I’m sitting in my ‘cave’, with all the doors and windows open, … Continue reading

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Back to School?

I love this time of year: still sunny(ish) and warm(ish) but the hot months (when I struggle to sleep and can never decide what to wear) are over, the dreaded ‘C-mas’ is not yet looming and there are lots of … Continue reading

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I ❤ Deadlines!

Just look at that fancy header! (It took me ages to work out how to add that heart). Last Friday, 30th October, was a date I’d had firmly fixed in my head and in my diary for several weeks. It … Continue reading

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My Writing A-Z … M is for MSLEXIA

M is for MSLEXIA (‘for women who write’). I really like this magazine and have a subscription to it (ahem, please note photo of the last issue, received at least a fortnight ago, still in its plastic wrapper, because I’m … Continue reading

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Highland Cows & Trying To Write A Novel

Lots of competition news for you to start this post (which is a bit of a hotch-potch! Forgive me!): 1. The October Writers Bureau competition was won by one of my lovely ‘birthday twins’: Ninette Hartley! Hurrah – yet another … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday: Write & Win Tickets to special ‘War Horse’ Event

Now, shussh.. I’m not supposed to be here. I’m supposedly taking part in NaNoWriMo, so I should be writing my 50,000 word novel NOW! I am too embarrassed to tell you how many of the 6,667 words that I’m supposed … Continue reading

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A Few Little Reminders…

(No, I’m not going to remind you to put your clocks back! You read this blog don’t you – you aren’t stupid!) First reminder: you’ve still got time to enter my free ‘mini saga’ competition! Closing date is midnight on … Continue reading

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