Category Archives: Writing

Surprise, surprise!

I’ve just received congratulations on today being the third anniversary of my blog.  I had no idea – doesn’t time fly? I’d like to say a very big thank you to all those who have chosen to follow this blog, and to … Continue reading

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100 word story – what does it taste like?

Here is this week’s 100 word story, the prompt being courtesy of Julia’s Place : He’d hoped she wouldn’t ask but the inevitable “What does it taste like?” hung precariously between them. He indicated his full mouth to buy himself time.  … Continue reading

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100 word story: beneath the surface

A little late, but here is last week’s one hundred word story, based on the prompt from  Julia’s Place Monica studies Angie, smiling from one guest to another, effortlessly and at ease in her emerald-green cocktail dress, eyes sparkling, tossing her … Continue reading

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100 word story: the extreme weather meant

I’ve discovered that the weekly prompt for the 100 word story originates from  Julia’s Place – here is my offering for this week. White flakes had been falling persistently for days creating a slushy mix of grit and snow on the registry … Continue reading

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100 word story: the notes from the piano

Every week, limebirdwriters.co.uk gives a prompt for a 100 word story.  It’s a good idea to help you produce a short piece of creative writing.  One hundred words doesn’t seem too daunting a task, and it encouragse you to think carefully about your choice … Continue reading

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NaNo-ver

If you look to the right of this post, you will see my total word count for the NaNoWriMo (which means that in November you write a novel with a target of 50,000 words).  I am amazed to say that … Continue reading

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Things I thought I’d never say

I’m writing a novel in 30 days. I’ve thought about doing NaNoWriMo before but it just seemed such a crazy idea.  How can anyone, but especially me, expect to write a novel in a month?  I’ve had an idea bubbling … Continue reading

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