No time to write.

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Having the inspiration to write and actually writing can feel like light years apart. Thinking of how many stories I want to tell, the mass of creativity cluttering my head, and yet it still remains there. Filed away! They say there’s  a book in all of us, and indeed there is. Each and everyone of… Read more »

The importance of rest

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It seems a while since all that snow, and since my last blog it returned with a vengeance, leaving me stranded. Snowed in! But at least in the comfort of my own home. A trip to Stoke-on-Trent and a stay over with friends cancelled. A little annoying, the snow certainly has been a hindrance. The… Read more »

World Book Day

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Well for many World Book Day, celebrated in the UK on 1st  March, didn’t happen last week as planned. Yes the snow played havoc with everything including business interruption and school closures. So many disappointed faces as the costumes didn’t come out of the wardrobe. But it wasn’t so bad after all as attire was… Read more »

Inspiring Costa Kids Writing Competition 2018 – Paragraph leads

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2018 Entry paragraph leads…. Choose from one of the following paragraphs to build your story. Write between 500-800 words not including the lead paragraph. Para 1) Winding his way through the dark shadows of the overgrown trees, a pool of light finally shone through revealing the full grandeur of the house. He quietly approached the… Read more »

Terms and Conditions – Kids on the Costa Writing Competition 2018

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Terms and Conditions Kids on the Costa Writing Competition 2018 #inspiringcostakids 1st March 2018   1. This competition is organised by Anna Mckann of Sharon House Publishing Ltd (UK Registered company 4840060) in conjunction with Lynne Duncan of the Kids on the Costa Magazine SL. The competition is sponsored and promoted by Emma De Acedo… Read more »

Edit, edit, then edit again!

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Writing is so time consuming. Unless you are a writer you probably take it for granted, read a story or article, and don’t stop to think just how many hours actually went into producing your entertainment. Imagination and creativity are a wonderful thing, but when your writing is based on fact more often time is… Read more »