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Crossing the Line

Today I received an email from an author – nothing unusual in that you may think, but this was from an author I have never met but have read. In June 2020 I read one of this author’s books and … Continue reading

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One Line

Continuing on from my post, The Idea Generator, I thought I’d share another file that’s stored there. I have pages where odd lines that have popped into my head reside. These are often lines that I think would be interesting. … Continue reading

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My WIP’S

I have several works in progress. This means that presently my note book and my head is filled with sentences and dialogue, themes and schemes and plots and ideas. So I thought it was about time I updated my writing … Continue reading

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Sussex Tales. A Book Review

Once again I have been given an advanced reading copy of a  book that’s due to be published to review. The book is, Sussex Tales by Staffordshire Moorlands based author, Jan Edwards. Sussex Tales is a collection of stories set … Continue reading

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Realistic Dialogue

During a previous meeting with the Renegade Writers, our illustrious leader, Peter Coleborn, said something that ordinarily shouldn’t make sense. He said that dialogue in fiction isn’t true to life, but it has to be written to appear realistic. As … Continue reading

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The Importance of Feedback

After reading my friend, Tim’s, piece on the subject of writers’ groups (re-blogged on this site earlier in the month), I felt compelled to write a piece myself. I am a member of a local writing group called Renegade Writers. … Continue reading

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