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There’s no such thing as a free lunch – should you write for free?

Actually, there is such a thing as a free lunch! My church put on a free lunch on the first Saturday of every month. They offer soup, fresh crusty bread and cakes, and it is very popular. Some of the … Continue reading

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7 retro blog posts you might like to check out

When you’ve put a lot of effort into writing your blog posts, it can be difficult to lose them off the top page and awkward for visitors to your page to find and read them, unless of course, they found … Continue reading

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The Writer vs the Blank Page

“You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” (Jodie Piccoult) It can be tough settling down to work, but there is nothing worse, as a writer, than … Continue reading

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Six Best Girl BFFs in Fiction

Sometimes it’s not just all about the romance in a  novel. For me, there is nothing like a brilliantly defined girl friendship. Our friends can offer us a shoulder to cry on, good advice, sometimes bad advice, a cup of … Continue reading

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Day 29: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – 30 Ways to find Blog Post Ideas

When I began this challenge, my biggest excuse for not keeping up my blog was that I didn’t know what to write about. On beginning this 30 day blogging challenge, I wrote a quick list of ideas for blog posts … Continue reading

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Day 28: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Procrastination & the Writer

I would like to put my name forward for the title of ‘Writer Procrastinator Extraordinaire’ as I think that my talents for procrastination far exceed my talents for writing! Today I have had little bits of time here and there, … Continue reading

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Day 26: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Author Websites Worth Visiting

These days it is recommended that authors have a website. Some are almost purely bibliographies, lists of their published books, a brief ‘About’ page and some contact details for literary festivals. Other authors clearly enjoy the process: they add extras … Continue reading

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Day 25: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – 3 Quotes for Writers

There are some really great quotes from writers and here are 3 of my favourites. There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway Great quote that hints at the toughness … Continue reading

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Day 24: 30 Day Blog Writing Challenge – am I Mobile-Friendly?

Just a short blog today as the challenge was to check whether my blog would cope with being accessed through a mobile device. I was writing a series of articles for a web developer a few years ago, and this … Continue reading

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Day 22: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Third Week Review

Week 3 and I’m still here. I’m really glad that I took this challenge. Finding time to blog every day has not been easy, but I have managed to do it. Hopefully from here I can finish this challenge. This … Continue reading

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