Tag Archives: Creative writing

My place to stand


I don’t mean to be away from my blog so ┬álong and honestly, I don’t like to be away at all. I’ve come to enjoy communicating with other writers and readers in a way that is mutually stimulating for all … Continue reading

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Don’t spoil the end


A great vacation, a tasty cake, a good book, the writing of a good book, the big project – whatever the event there comes a time when it must end. As I approach the conclusion of the Bibliotopia project I … Continue reading

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Puppies, hot tea and confidence


My six month old puppy had surgery two days ago and requires constant babysitting. He wants to run, jump and play, as they do, but is under strict rest for two weeks until the stitches are removed. Easier said than … Continue reading

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Remedial writing


Since losing the baby I have avoided working on my novel, not because I haven’t wanted to write, but because I am aware that my current mood might change the tone of the story, which would defeat its purpose. The … Continue reading

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Spark up sparky


A couple of years ago I went through an extended period of low creative output. Recently my creativity has dwindled again and though the reasons (excuses) are different, the underlying cause is the same: it all comes back to choice. … Continue reading

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