Author Archives: Size15Stylist

I’m a published author!

Hello, Dear Reader!  I finally put my head down and published my first book 11 days ago, 119 Style Boosts from the Size15Stylist. I was responsible for everything from writing, drafting, editing and proofing, to technical details, pricing and marketing. … Continue reading

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Just say Yes

Apparently, being a full-time writer/blogger means that the word no has cleared off from my vocabulary, for fear of missing out on an opportunity, whether a creative or financial one. The Writing Cafe held a 24 hour writing event last … Continue reading

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Last day of winter

From the longest month (January) to one very short month (February, for those with toddler-brain) Spring is officially here tomorrow.  Perhaps Feb feels shorter because I’ve taken to writing full-time, but I wonder exactly when I had time to potter … Continue reading

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What full-time writing entails

This week I’ve: posted notepads and cards for The Research Advisor, to promote my proofreading and motivating blog to students edited, printed and displayed posters and cards around Plymouth University for the above blog connected on social media to the … Continue reading

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Full-time writer

I had my last day in work on Friday, and while I will miss paid employment, especially when new books are published or new shoes hit the shops, I am a full-time writer at last, in charge of my own density … Continue reading

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February poem: Journey of the Magi

‘A cold coming we had of it. Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.’   Taken out of context, slightly, … Continue reading

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Cursive writing classes

Do you remember learning to write joined-up, or cursive, writing in school? Perhaps you had a fountain pen that you were allowed to use once a week, to practice writing copy neatly from the blackboard? This was the topic of … Continue reading

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