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National Awareness Days have added National Story Telling Week on January 28th – February 4th 2017, to their list of Awareness Days .

They say that ‘Over the past 24 years The Society For Storytelling has achieved much in its mission for the promotion of the oral tradition of storytelling, the very first way of communicating life experiences and the creative imagination. 277 more words


The Book . . . The Book . . . The Book!

It’s been a while since I put on my blogging cap. I’m back, having packed and unpacked a gazillion boxes, taken a million trips to donate stuff, and having finally found everything we packed . 433 more words

On Writing

That went okay. Rebuilding the plot with... well, plotting

I went ahead and mixed the Larry Brooks story points spreadsheet with my scene list. Now, I went through the 32 k words and did a brief description of each scene, the exact word count, the cumulative word count, and percentage of the book location. 227 more words

How To Write A Book

Weekly Writing Wrap-up: 3 of 7

Welcome to this week’s Weekly Writing Wrap-up. Why does the weekend fly by so fast and the five other days of the week seem to slug on by? 468 more words

Weekly Writing Wrap-Up


Old Swan Liverpool 1964
The old rosewood clock on the mantelpiece ticked away the seconds in an otherwise silent room, a time warp. A stolid, warn, brown leather suite, a mahogany piano and a small oak table in the bay window fit cosily into the meagre space. 287 more words


Diane had no idea where he had come from. But, whoever he was, he was charming.

He was short, stocky and handsome.

It was a friend who suggested she met him. 32 more words