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There was a scattering of storms the brief respite they were witnessing today joked about promising of the next front. She was wearing a robe over her pajamas and asked if she looked like her mother. 524 more words

A Work In Progress

Life's a Beach

On this date in 1911, Thomas Mann visits the Lido di Venezia and is inspired to write his novella Death in Venice.


One Step From Earth

One Step From Earth is a collection of vignettes by Harry Harrison and published in 1970.  The collection presents a possible timeline in human history that follows the development of “matter transmission” technology.  1,165 more words


Victor Hugo Died on This Date

Victor Hugo died in Paris on this date in 1885. He was hailed as a national hero and buried in the Panthéon.


Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.


May 21,1910: On this day, French novelist Colette (born Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette) began to publish her novel The Vagabond in serial form.

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In The Future Will Everyone Be Crowd-funding? Guest post by Erinna Mettler

I’m pleased as punch to introduce my fellow Beach Hut Writer, Erinna Mettler. Erinna is stupendously talented; her stories are perceptive, thought-provoking, laced with subtle humour. 583 more words


The £50,000 Writing Competition Is Back On!!!!

A dilemma I had last night managed to solve itself the following morning. Recently I’ve been taking advice from my friends in what to do with my books in terms of marketing since that is the one thing I don’t enjoy, and one of the pieces of advice was to buy a certain book that helps me get more familiar with the marketing side of things, including how to contact agents/publishers and what my legal rights are. 447 more words