Naming Characters – Things to Consider #WritingCommunity

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Naming fictional characters is one of those writing activities a non-writer might view as…simple to do. *Sigh*  They probably think we pluck a random name out of thin air, sit down to write and bring that newly named fictional person to life. Ha! If only naming a fictional character was that simple. This activity is […]

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The Joy of Recasting Fictional Characters #AmWriting

My blogging break is over and I’m back! My festive period was filled with writing, being an unpaid taxi driver to my teenage daughters, eating too many Quality Street chocolates, hugging my dog, reading some fab books and waiting for my new writing desk to arrive. I have been working on manifesting my own writing […]

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How To Survive The Guilt From Not Writing #WritingCommunity

Picture this scenario. Your second draft is stuck in what I call – the middle of the book quagmire. Feeling upbeat you decide to find a way out of the boggy middle bit of your draft novel and get writing. It is not long before you decide to lie on the sofa, stuff Oreo biscuits […]

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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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