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Rebecca - Du Maurier

Here’s the trick a writer can take from Du Maurier’s Rebecca, maybe what I admire most about it: the heroine is roughly 20 years old, but her personality comes across as closer to 12. 412 more words

Mainstream

The Look of a Twelve-Year-Old, by Barbara Studham

Fiction: The Look of a Twelve-Year-Old

In this post:
  • Why I wrote The Look of a Twelve-Year-Old.
  • The Look of a Twelve-Year-Old book blurb.
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Author Barbara Studham

#BookReview - Making Lemonade by Muriel Ellis Pritchett

On her 50th birthday, Missouri Rothman did not get the Tahiti vacation she dreamed of or the surprise birthday party she expected. Instead, a university student totalled her car, her boss – after 16 years of loyal and excellent service – gave her a letter of termination, and her professor husband of 32 years asked for a divorce so he could marry his post-doc student with the 18-inch waist and perky boobs. 251 more words

Women's Fiction

Chapter 11 - Understanding Kasey

As the last of the sun dipped into the horizon, Kasey jumped the fence behind the dock master’s building on 24th Street. Everyone had gone, except for the night watchman. 2,277 more words

Musings

Veritys in fiction

Today is my birthday, so it seemed like a perfect time to talk about Veritys in fiction. I’ve always really liked my name, but it seems to give some people problems. 717 more words

Reading

The Healer's Secret on Kindle Countdown!

The Healer’s Secret is set in Gallicano, a small village in Tuscany. The protagonist, Jennifer, is a 35-year-old English woman who is going through a rough period in her life – her husband is about to divorce her and she loses her job due to her drinking problem. 1,094 more words

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Monday Writing Realisation

I’ve never been one of those people for whom Monday morning looms like some mythical monster at the end of the weekend. I’m not saying I’m someone who welcomes it with open arms, apart from that brief period in 2009. 462 more words

Life Lessons