Category Archives: General

‘Tis the season to take Advent-age of cool freebies!

It’s been a few months since I last blogged, but I make no apologies as I doubt anyone noticed – life has been a bit busy. For everyone. December is nearly here (or already here depending when you read this), … Continue reading

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And the answers are…

I realise that your fingernails will be ragged with the stress of wanting to know the answers to last week’s first lines, so without further ado, here they are;

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I’ve been awarded a blog nomination

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yada, yada, yada. I know, these are sort of the blog equivalent of chain letters and I don’t like the pass-it-on aspects, but I also can’t resist the opportunity to witter on about myself either.

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Ten reasons why you should employ a writer

And of course it’s only fair to follow up my last post with the flip side of the coin! Documents will be well written. One day you’ll be able to say, “I used to work with her/him.” Word of the … Continue reading

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Ten reasons why you shouldn’t employ a writer

I was determined to be a bit more timely with my blog posts this month. Yeah, we all know how that sort of thing works out, right? So, this morning I sat down (with determination!) and thought about what I’d … Continue reading

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Change of Space

My workplace has shifted. Tony will be working based from home in September and I’ve generously given up my study for him. (That sounds posh doesn’t – ‘my study’. It’s actually the spare bedroom, which used to be the bathroom … Continue reading

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Switching your blog from self-hosted to wordpress only – For Dummies!

After 3 years of blogging, I decided to shift from my self-hosted .com site to a free wordpress only site. I had no issues with my hosting provider (Tigertech), but while it was nice to own my domain name, it … Continue reading

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Free 3-day fiction writing mini workshop

Holly Lisle’s How To Think Sideways: Career Survival School for Writers, Class of 2017 opens Tuesday, June 14 at 10 AM. (Eastern Standard Time) Registration is only open for one week, and this is the only time the course will … Continue reading

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IWSG June: Sleeping Beauty and Time Travelling

Today is the first Wednesday of the month, when the… …founded by Alex J Cavanaugh, blog about their hopes, dreams and fears. If you want to join this merry band of writers Click here to add your name to the … Continue reading

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A-Z of Fictional Characters: D is for Dorian

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. It took me ages to come up with a ‘D’. Eventually it came down to Dante or Dorian Gray, and to be honest, I just didn’t feel up to re-reading Inferno again … Continue reading

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