Chilling Corner in May

So many good books and so little time. Read more or write? This is my constant battle. The presentation of a story and the effort to make it different within the chosen genre, is a challenge. The author is also responsible for making the book entertaining, and  thought-provoking. All this must be accomplished with the […]

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One day, One dream…

Thinking Editing is the bane of every writer’s existence. I just finished a good post in IngramSpark, and it did my head in. I’m not blaming the article; it was a good article and I will most likely do a post on it later this year. But, for me, it was a reminder of how […]

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Vampires aren’t always supernatural creatures

Last month was about that joyous moment when new life is put into our arms. This month, that life grows up. How easily we go from the joy of the new to the heartache of real-life. Choices Time brings changes both good and bad. Everything we do in life is in our hands. We have […]

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Chilling Corner in April

A varied collection for this month’s corner had me reflecting on the fun and relaxation reading can bring. There are so many worlds we can step into and experience fear, love, excitement and for a short time, forget the demands of everyday life. We need that, I know I do. This post is short but […]

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If it isn’t sensationalised, we won’t read it

I have a real love for George Elliot quotes, and the one below says everything I am currently feeling. The media have a job to do. I understand this and I think they can perform amazing things for their audience, but they also indulge in an ignorant kindness at times. It angers me, the inane […]

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Keeping the story in sight, future generations, and don’t forget the postscript

Truths Recognising a truth can happen at the oddest time, and we need to be on the look out for it. Our busy lives can blind us to the fact we are not accomplishing the things we really want to accomplish. Recently I found myself caught up with a post in Writers Helping Writers. Blogger/writer […]

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It’s me, not you. I call BS on that!

I once had a medical specialist tell me how hard life was in the middle wage category. You know what I mean, don’t you? The middle, not poor and not rich. His implication was the poor get looked after and the rich can afford it and the middle go crazy trying to figure out what […]

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