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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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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Chilling Corner in February

Hello all, This month I had a completely different post prepared but I have pushed it aside for next time. I got side tracked by a series I picked up by author Jenny Schwartz. It’s not my usual read but I have been throughly entranced, bespelled by magic. I don’t want to give away any […]

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Kindness, cats, calories, cake, crazy weather and obsessions.

Not so long ago I read a post by author Ann Garvin. I was quite taken by the title – Cake without the calories because who doesn’t wish for that, right? Wouldn’t it be wonderful? Ann says: “I think I cry at kindness because it is such a gift. It is a kite without a […]

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Stand over tactics and a haibun

Writers are strange creatures who take from the world around them and find the need to put it down in some sort of written form, and they do. Stranger still is the fact that often they will create something and find it suits situations they weren’t expecting. They go with an idea, finding the method […]

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Waiting for things like lifts or life, is there a difference?

Hi all, I have been re-reading some of my old blog posts and as silly as it might sound, I am going to quote my own words in this current post. It’s not that what I said was particularly profound, but the words made me think, helped me remember why I am doing what I […]

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Chilling Corner for September

Hi all, This month I am looking at reading books in a series. A friend of mine has just published Book 4 and is looking at ten books before the series is over. I am also writing a series, but I am treading lightly, sorting out things in my mind. I worry a series might […]

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