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Here there be Pirates! (Response to 5)

And here it is! My response to prompt number 5 and it’s no joke! Here there be pirates ;)

Now that Camp NaNoWriMo has started, I hope you’re all working on your April projects! 732 more words


B is for Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst is a small town in the New Forest. If you want some boring stuff about history and population click here.

No, what makes it truly memorable is it is where I went to school from 12 to 18 (1970 to 1975) and therefore the place of my most formative educational experiences. 992 more words


My Peeps!!!

Its that time of year again to give a shout out to my peeps!


CHAPTER 1. Loomings.

Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. 2,181 more words


Markets For Writers

My market for you this week is a very special one – it’s the launch of my first short story competition! Over the years I’ve entered lots of writing competitions and been fortunate enough to win some. 227 more words

TanGental reblogged this on TanGental and commented:

Here's a competition especially for those of you, like me, beginning to stretch themselves on the flash front. Esther, for those who don't know, does a series of weekly prompts that are excellent and now this.

A Reflection on Miami Music Week: Six Tips for the Nontraditionally Beautiful to Survive and Thrive in Miami

Like the city itself, Miami’s Winter Music Conference (aka Miami Music Week) is not for the faint of heart.

When my boyfriend Alvin initially mentioned my joining him in Miami for his sixth visit to WMC, I balked. 979 more words