Putting Your Story Together – Novels

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Hello and welcome from a very sultry London! I know we are kind of in the lazy hazy summer season with plenty of exciting sport on the television, but that doesn’t mean it’s a reason to slack off from writing –  or at least thinking about it!

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Goodnight Lady, Martina Cole – A Book Review

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Happy 2018 – Gosh where did 2017 go? Let’s hope the NEW YEAR is starting with a bang for you! While I am on the subject of starting January 2018 with a bang, here is my favourite Martina Cole book. Yes, that British crime writer who started her career 26 years ago with the bestselling novel Dangerous Lady.

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How To Create Great Characters in Fiction Writing

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I don’t know about you but I read books mainly for entertainment and relaxation.  But another reason I read books and lots of them is Continue reading “How To Create Great Characters in Fiction Writing”

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017

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Now then.  As a woman this is a subject very close to my heart. International Women’s Day, the recognition of the movement of women’s rights all over the world.

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Dangerous Lady by Martina Cole – A Book Review

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You don’t need me to tell you who this writer of crime fiction is. She is Martina Cole, who shot to fame in 1992 with her debut novel Dangerous Lady.  Martina Cole’s books are  Continue reading “Dangerous Lady by Martina Cole – A Book Review”

Blank Page?

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So you are all geared up for some great writing, you have even been jotting things down in your many note books. However, when the time comes to actually write it down the muse fails you and a blank page leaves you feeling terrified. Sound familiar? Continue reading “Blank Page?”

Writing For Money?

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Just when you thought you were safe to do absolutely nothing towards fulfilling your writing dreams… well yes, I’m back again! There is nothing like a new month a sort of new beginning to get us writer types inspired to Continue reading “Writing For Money?”