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SUNDAY INSPIRATIONS: Stories are the thing we need...

SUNDAY INSPIRATIONS: Stories are the thing we need…

Sunday Inspirations. Send us your favorite quote, image, poem, idea … anything that has been helpful or inspirational to your writing process. 170 more words

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How Do You Judge a Poem?

I am half way through the process of judging this year’s Torriano Poetry Competition (https://torrianomeetinghouse.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/torriano-poetry-competition-2015/). I’ve been lucky enough to judge a few such competitions in the last few years and what follows is a compilation of thoughts on the judging process. 1,329 more words

Throwback Thursday: The Sally Lockhart Trilogy

Sure there are thousands of fabulous new YA novels coming out every year, but there are also tons of “classics” that deserve a return to the spotlight every now and then. 420 more words

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Chinese New Year!

恭喜发财 or, in English, Happy Chinese New Year!

Today we say farewell to the Year of the Horse and hello to the Year of the Goat as China begins their New Year celebrations. 91 more words


The Value Of Writers Talking About Writing

The point about writing is that other people read your end product – the words, right?


There’s real value in listening to what writers say when they talk about writing. 604 more words

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The Northan Lights By Philip Pullman

I read the Northern Lights in School with my teacher Mrs Gilhooley and the rest of my reading group. I really like it and its my mums favorite series of books. 147 more words