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BACK AGAIN!

I have been away from my blog for some time and it’s good to be back. The reason for my absence in my third novel, a devil of a book to write. 300 more words

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SPELL AND BE DAMNED!

Looking back over my past blogs, I need a stiff drink. The temperature outside is 30c, my study is hot and I am sweating but it has nothing to do with the summer. 383 more words

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IT'S OKAY TO SING SHOW TUNES!

So, this morning, I’m listening to a CD called Bernstein on Broadway, singing at the top of my voice as I clear away the breakfast dishes. 581 more words

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PUBLISHING YOUR BOOK - JUST DO IT!

If you have read my first novel PRETENDING you will know that the book is about a touring theatre based in a rural community. It’s not autobiographical even though I spent 14 years running just such a theatre company. 1,070 more words

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THE WRITING GAME

If you are a writer, like me the early mornings may be your best time to work. As it’s springtime, the light is switched on at about five-thirty and the bird chorus gets into gear outside my window. 838 more words

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LET ME WRITE!

Finally, my second novel is finished.  I have cursed, cooked, walked miles – anything  to stop writing. Then, after breaking my foot on New Year’s Eve, I became  a prisoner to enforced stillness and the book got finished! 195 more words

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ROCK OF AGES

I have a big birthday coming up. It’s making me look carefully at my past. Sitting here, immobile (I broke my ankle a few weeks ago) has given me time to think about the good and the bad, the stupid and the intelligent times in my life.   870 more words

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