#IWSG December: What’s in your writing space?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month, which means it’s time to share our hopes, dreams and fears with the Insecure Writers Support Group, the brainchild of Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh, and this month’s hosts are; J.H. Moncrieff, Tonja Drecker , Patsy Collins, and Chrys Fey!

Do stop by and say hello to them!

There’s a lot of chat on twitter right now about where your writing space is. But this month, the IWSG are asking: What 5 objects would you find in your writing space? Continue reading

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Indie Authors Advent Calendar 2018

This year I am participating in the Indie Authors Advent Calendar again.

What is it?

It’s an online calendar you subscribe to by clicking on this link and then selecting the sign up option. Then, each day over the advent period, a new window opens with a short story by one of 24 different authors. (And yes, one of them is me! Although I don’t know which one – that’s part of the fun!) Continue reading

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#IWSG November: Has being creative changed you?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month, which means it’s time to share our hopes, dreams and fears with the Insecure Writers Support Group, the brainchild of Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh, and this month’s hosts are; Ellen @ The Cynical Sailor, Ann V. Friend, JQ Rose, and Elizabeth Seckman!

Do stop by and say hello to them!

This month’s optional question is: How has your creativity in life evolved since you began writing? Continue reading

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Storytime BlogHop for October

It’s time for the quarterly story-hop again. I don’t have a story in it this time, but I’m looking forward to reading these free stories from writers around the world.

Click on each link below and don’t forget to let the authors know when you’ve enjoyed a story. Continue reading

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Joint Arts Project

Last week saw the culmination of a project I’ve been involved with for the past year.

One of my writing groups, Chudleigh Writers, has been taking part in a Joint Arts Project with local photographers and artists.

This is how it worked;

The photography group selected 20 photos and placed them in sealed envelopes.

These envelopes were passed to us, the writers, who then had to produce a piece of writing, (poetry, description, story or whatever the photograph inspired), that would fit on a page of A4.

The piece of writing was then passed to the artists, who without seeing the photo, would produce a painting inspired by the written piece. Continue reading

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#IWSG September: Which path?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month, which means it’s time to share our hopes, dreams and fears with the Insecure Writers Support Group, the brainchild of Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh, and this month’s hosts are; Toi Thomas, T. Powell Coltrin, M.J. Fifield, and Tara Tyler!

Do stop by and say hello to them!

This month’s optional question is: What publishing path are you considering and why? Continue reading

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Why I Doubt I’ll Ever Sell a Story to Woman’s Weekly

I’ve never managed to sell a story to Woman’s Weekly, and now I doubt I ever will.

You see, they’ve changed their contracts to demand All Rights. Yes, ALL! Continue reading

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