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Making the time to write...NaNoWriMo

At school this week one of my students told me she was up to 35,000 words of her NaNoWriMo project…do the rest of us have any excuse if a fourteen year old can achieve such a result on top of school work, assessment and end of year co-curricula activities? 29 more words



Vivien Hampshire reveals the inside story of the woman behind the pen

When it was suggested that, for the theme of this blog during November, we all write a few interesting snippets about ourselves, for some reason I found myself singing the opening lines of Shakespeare’s song from The Two Gentlemen of Verona! 961 more words

Muddy When Wet

My husband, Neal, and I like to travel. Since the day I arrived in Kansas, Neal has taken every opportunity to show me the state. 851 more words

Writing Life

Word of the Day: Latrinalia

If you say the word out loud to yourself a couple of times, you’ll get it. :)

“Latrinalia” is the academic study of what people write on the walls in latrines, and why they write what they do. 252 more words


table manners

Some say you can know a great deal about a person by observing their table manners.

Here is the children’s table, imagine the larger table for adults in the next room. 58 more words

Words On Writing

The Road There

This month I’m doing National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The point of NaNo is to write 50,000 words in the month of November. ideally, the writer begins with a fresh story, but I have a book I’ve already started to write that I… 320 more words

Cheryel Hutton