Tag Archives: Literature

Tales from the City- Great Expectations!

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Rochester, Kent, has a special place in my heart. I first discovered Rochester as a young girl. We were in Sheerness Kent and set out for a wonderful summer’s day with promises to be home by tea time. With change … Continue reading

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Write on- Should I pay you to write under my name?

Does it matter if I wrote this post or not? Or is it okay to have an idea, have the money to pay another writer to bash it out, and then sit back, make a few corrections and then finally … Continue reading

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Write on- Turning on the Taps

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“If you’re going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to … Continue reading

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Write on- Help I’ve swallowed a novel!

I’ve been asked this a few times and thought I would address this question- I have a novel in me. How do I get it out? Well…for starters, there are better things to eat, but seriously, sometimes the hardest part … Continue reading

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Write on- The Waiting Game

When a novel is finished there is always the period of mourning and loss. The character’s that you have spent so many hours with have nothing more to say to you, you’ve written countless drafts, it’s endured edit after edit, … Continue reading

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Write on- Oh you naughty, naughty, sock puppets!

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Do you buy a book based on a review? Does a good one put you off? Apparently some top-selling authors are so insecure about their books, they have resorted to writing their own fake reviews.  What’s so stunning about this … Continue reading

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Write on- Do I want an experience or a good old fashioned read?

I really fought letting go of the old typewriter to embrace the computer. I fought the idea of reading books on e readers, and it’s no longer just an idea that you can have music, or multi media in a … Continue reading

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Write on- Literary Rape

  I am in a sullen mood this morning after reading that a e publisher, (name shall go unmentioned) is jumping on the mommy porn rage, and plans to spice up the classics such as Jane Eyre.  My heart just … Continue reading

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Write on- Watch snails mate or write a synopsis?

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I would rather watch two snails placed on opposite sides of a large garden try to find each other than write a synopsis. I am sure there are a thousand things better to do in one’s life, but.. Why is … Continue reading

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Write on- oh those lovely new expressions!

I love how English changes and evolves and have total compassion for those trying to learn it. How many of our words have multiple meanings; i.e., Red, read, read, There Their etc. So when I come upon a new expression, … Continue reading

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