Tag Archives: Sue Moorcroft

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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Goodies! (And Baddies…)

Goodies Today I taught the last writing class of this term. That’s 10 classes done and dusted! Where’s the time gone? And as you can see, I got lots of lovely goodies from my students! I’ve always wanted one of … Continue reading

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How To Write A ‘Mills And Boon’

Last night my chap pointed out an interesting ‘writerly’ programme, that he’d spotted on BBC 4 (is that well-trained, or what?). It actually turned out to be a few years old but it doesn’t suffer for that. To celebrate ‘Mills … Continue reading

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Time For A Little Romance…

Firstly, I bring you news (courtesy of Sue Moorcroft’s excellent blog), of a just-about-to-be-launched romantic short story competition, ‘The Sophie King Prize’. It’s free-to-enter and open to both published and unpublished writers resident in the UK. The winning story will … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside The (Packaging) Box

I’ve started to pack. If not exactly ‘in earnest’ then, with a reasonable amount of gusto. I’m surrounded by flat-pack boxes and I’ve just taken a big bag of stuff down to the charity shop (and got myself a copy … Continue reading

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Saved – by a Bounty!

Don’t worry – this blog is not turning into a “choco-blog” (although, actually, that’s not a bad idea…) but I just wanted to let you know that, since yesterday, I’ve cheered up! Firstly, I had an email this morning from … Continue reading

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