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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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Day 21: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Infographics

This blog has been challenged to make some infographics so I decided to have a go. The infographics package that was recommended was not suitable for me as I don’t have Java, so I have taken a look round to … Continue reading

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Day 20: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Story Plot, Conflict & Resolution

On Day 11 and Day 12, I posted a short story for the purpose of showing you how I edit a story.  Here I finish my discussion of the story and will be talking about the plot, the conflict in … Continue reading

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