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Three Courses - Short Stories from Creative Writing Modules

Thank you to my Facebook and WordPress friends who encouraged me to press ahead with publishing my anthology of creative writing!

I found this book much harder to put out there than Whomerley Wood Moat and Probate, probably because with my engineering background I am more comfortable with factual writing. 147 more words

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#WriterWednesday: 5 Free Online Creative Writing Courses

While you’re scouring job ads for the creative position of your dreams, you can still be doing something to further your writing skills. There are hundreds courses available online to help you develop your talents and make the most of your free time. 563 more words

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Which is the Most Important Sense?

Which of the senses is best for encouraging creative writing?  I have been pondering this point all week.

Sight, surely, is the main one?  Describing what you see and ‘showing’ (let’s not fall into ‘telling’) your reader is one of the greatest things in writing, in my opinion.  233 more words

CIM or Degree

So I’ve been backwards and forwards as is typical of a procrastinator about whether to do a degree. I never did one and being unemployed I thought it might help with my job prospects. 194 more words


Hong Kong's Pan-Democrats and Professionals Condemn Assault on Teen Democracy Leader Joshua Wong -- Pro-Democracy Rally Scheduled for July 1

Lai Ying-kit
South China Morning Post

Student leader Joshua Wong shows his injuries after receiving treatment at Kwong Wah Hospital. A man attacked him in Tai Kok Tsui shortly after midnight. 406 more words

Re-awakening my Wordpress site

It’s a rainy Sunday morning and I’m sitting at my desk with a big mug of tea struggling to reacquaint myself with my neglected WordPress site which has been dormant for far too long.  192 more words


Will I Am Not

A whole year of the Bard, and what do I have to show for it? Absolutely nothing. I didn’t even sit the exam, because I failed the Continuous Assessment by two marks. 209 more words