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How social media can be great sources of inspiration for writers

All writers need to find their inspiration from somewhere. Whether they sit and observe people in coffee shops or the supermarket we all need that something to kick start their work. These observations may or may not be the central … Continue reading

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The observant writer

This morning I woke to fine I had to go to the shops for by breakfast. Not a big deal when you consider the events of the last two days, but it gave me the chance to put my writer’s … Continue reading

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Scenes from a bus ride into Glasgow

It has been a while since I posted, there have been some interesting developments scattered in amongst the mundane of everyday living. More on the exciting bits in other posts. Yesterday I took a bus ride into Glasgow to pick … Continue reading

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Scenes from a coffee shop part 7

It has been a troublesome journey from the Southside to Glasgow University, full of suicide pedestrians jacked into the hand held devises and cyclists without helmets. On University Avenue the road was backed up both ways and a range rover … Continue reading

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Scenes from a coffee shop part 5

Here I am again in the place where observation meets writing and even before I sit down with my tea and biscuit the rich tapestry of creativity weaves its magnificence in the busy Glasgow street before me. Heavily set jogging … Continue reading

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A great new thing, at last!

Have you ever had such a great idea for something that it completely fills you up and yet, when it comes to the nitty gritty something substantial is missing? I had an idea for something, about 15 years ago and … Continue reading

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My next venture!

I have been off blog for a while preparing and compiling my next non fiction work for writers. Having posted around 350 blogs in 15 months or so and over 200 on writing and writing tips it occurred to me to … Continue reading

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