Tag Archives: Writing

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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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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Writing Vs Talking to Yourself

I’m not favouring one over the other; I’m good at writing and talking to myself. But is there a difference? You have a book/pad/few squares of toilet paper/a netbook, and you write. Sometimes the words behave themselves and fall, neatly, … Continue reading

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The first 900ish words of Teacher, Not Mouse

Chapter 1 ‘I can’t do this. I have to let you go.’ ‘You have to stop talking bollocks. We bought two return tickets. We’re going together. To China. Tomorrow.’ ‘You’re going without me.’ This six-foot, ginger-haired, blue-eyed Welsh man, who … Continue reading

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What does a novelist look like?

Would you know a novelist walking down the street if you saw one, unless it was a famous one? I spent yesterday in scruffy jeans and a billowy (but cool) top. Ideally I’d love to wear pyjamas, and I guess … Continue reading

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Writers’ Forum and The Plymouth Magazine

Two useful publications, but not in chronological order: My garden article was published in The Plymouth Magazine on Monday (3rd August), and though it’s not under my byline, it’s my voice. To 40 000 readers. Just waiting for the magazine … Continue reading

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Random Act of Kindness (and writing)

Not going to put it in my links just yet, but have just been directed to this travel comp site. Have submitted a free entry (100 words) and hope to view it soon. Don’t think anything will come of it, … Continue reading

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