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The Writing Research Rabbit Hole

by Cindy Tomamichel Most writers love to know things, collecting odd fragments of information to craft into a telling scene, or to spark creativity. From old recipes, newspapers, dusty books and odd google searches, the amount of random snippets can overwhelm any writer. For a writer of historical, fantasy or science ...
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Making a Connection

by Lynda Shepherd   “You can't sit indoors all day staring at a screen.” I can hear my son from three houses away; the battle, it appears, rages on. He told me he was tearing his hair out. “All she does is hang about the house, glued to her phone, listening to music or ...

Feeling the Fear and Writing It My Way

by Lynda Shepherd My love of words started in a similar way to many; with my parents reading to me at bedtime. My imagination sparked, I would go on adventures with the Mr Men, Sooty and Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch all without leaving my duvet. I'd been so proud when I received a gold star in primary school ...
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The Blackberry Bush

by Ann Dineen   Stark and still is the slumbering blackberry bush in muted winter A quite custodian of September’s glories stalled secrets stand hushed   Wears no more the patch work cape of frost, that sparkled at the sunrise The flower moon of May came calling, bringing buds in bountiful profusion   A confetti of pale petals ...

NaNo who?

by Claire Buss November means only one thing in the writing community, and it's not Thanksgiving - it's NaNoWriMo! What is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and in their own words is both "a website, a community and an ambitious writing challenge". Every year writers sign up to start writing ...