The Importance of Magical and Messy Moments For Writers #AmWriting

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The creative process for producing any kind of art is both magical and messy. It doesn’t matter whether you paint, draw, play an instrument or write, your art will sometimes surprise and delight you and other times it will cause mess. The following moments are what I call messy for writers: A draft full of […]

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#BookReview Her Brooding Scottish Heir @EllaHayesAuthor #TuesdayBookBlog

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Not only was this book my first reading experience of Ella Hayes, but also it was my…..FIRST EVER Mills & Boon. I feel like I have come of age as a romance reader. Before I read this book I was going through a reading bad patch; I was struggling to fall in fictional love with […]

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Things Bookworms Worry About When Reading Book Series #MondayBlogs

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As a bookworm I enjoy reading a good book series, I love the excitement of finishing a first book and making a frantic dash onto Amazon to buy the second. I am a big fan of watching an author’s Twitter feed like a hawk for news on when the next book in their series is […]

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Giving Your Character a Pet – The Hidden Benefits #Writers

Giving my characters pets has helped me overcome some tricky writing situations. From enhancing my characters to moving plots forward these furry characters have at times been my saving grace. I am a pet person and the owner of a small gang of unruly cats and an over excited dog. As an enthusiastic pet owner […]

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#BookReview Poetic Rituals @RituBhathal #Poetry #TuesdayBookBlog

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This book of modern day poems did something miraculous: it made me start reading poetry. It is safe to say that up until this point I was a poetry virgin. Can you believe this? At forty-five years young I had not properly experienced poetry. Everyone around me was raving about the delights of poetry, how […]

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#BookReview Without a Hitch on Honeymoon @BeautySwot #TuesdayBookBlog

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Last year I reviewed Bettina Hunt’s, Without a Hitch, a novel about the wedding journeys of three brides. Bettina’s novel made me reconnect with my inner bridezilla which is something I thoroughly enjoyed doing. After nineteen long years of marriage there’s nothing better than being whisked away to think about wedding dress choices, flower arrangements […]

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How To Clean Your House Like A Writer #Writer

After waking in the morning you will make an important decision about the day ahead: are you going to work on your novel as that deadline is getting dangerously close or are you going to try to forget about both? Simply reassure yourself that literary miracles (like hitting your deadline) can be achieved in twenty-four […]

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#BookReview Summer at the Art Cafe @SueMcDonaghLit #TuesdayBookBlog

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This book gave me a strong urge to get a powerful motorbike, dress head to toe in leather, find a handsome bike instructor and become a biker girl. As I dislike speed, rarely travel above 50mph in a car and spend a lot of time screeching, while at the wheel, this biker dream might have […]

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