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Scenes from a coffee shop part 8

Feeling a bit stir crazy at home this morning I decided to go for a walk. It turned out to be quite eventful. The main street was mobbed with people, many more than is usual for a Saturday morning and … Continue reading

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The value of community for writers.

Writers know that writing is for the most part a solitary occupation. There we sit, in our den, office, shed or wherever doing the hard yards, knocking out the words. Line by line, paragraph by paragraph, page by page and … Continue reading

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All of my blogs

Hi folks Just thought I let you all know that I have 5 blogs here on wordpress and although you may be aware of one or two, you may not know of all of them. There is this one http://www.fendrelstale.wordpress.com. … Continue reading

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What is a story and where does a story come from?

Consider this for a moment. Archaeologists and anthropologists tell us that hundreds or thousands of years ago Man the species, that is us, somehow came up with very similar technological advances at around the same time, but on completely different … Continue reading

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Using your past in your writing

Whether we like it or not, we are a reflection of the genetic material handed down from our parents and the life we have lived and experienced, warts and all. This blog concerns using one’s own past as a tool … Continue reading

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