I wander and I wonder about sonnets and Shakespeare and writing

Poetry is difficult but a challenging medium and one with the ability to help us express emotions with brevity.

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Writer’s block comes in many forms and isn’t always about the writer

Being aware of those around us, of nature and taking pleasure in simple things is soothing.

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Jillian Webster, adventure and finding home

This has always been my favourite part of having a blog on my website – featuring other authors. In some ways it is self-indulgence, a way to learn more about writing through the dedication of others to the idea of storytelling. I also learn a lot about myself as a reader. More and more I […]

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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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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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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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