Category Archives: Writing

Ten Blogs To Get You Writing

I love the following quote, “Writing is easy:  All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” ~Gene Fowler. How often has that happened to you? You know that … Continue reading

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Should Writers Twitter?

I have just read a great book called “Twitter Your Business’ by Mark Shaw. One of the many quotes from the book that really  hit home with me was, “Twitter is not a broadcast station. It is a communication tool.”  … Continue reading

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Observations From A Different Coffee Shop

This week’s Friday observations are from a different one to my local. I’m away at the moment and spent a pleasant hour this morning in a delightful coffee shop in Alnwick. While I was there finishing of a poem for … Continue reading

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The Art Of Blogging

Trying to maintain more than one blog is like juggling a number of plates in the air, you only need to take your eye of one of them for a short time and it comes crashing to the ground. Up … Continue reading

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Where’s My Dictionary?

In my last post I wrote about the fact that I seem to be blessed with lots of ideas at the moment for writing different stories. Many of my ideas come from seeds taken from other stories or ideas that … Continue reading

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Had Any Good Ideas Lately?

Have you ever stopped to think about where your ideas come from? For some reason I seem to have hit a period where I’m doing quite a bit of writing and it got me wondering just where my ideas are … Continue reading

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Dribbles, Drabbles or Droubbles?

Those of you that visit my other blog ‘Short Stories’ will know that I have recently become addicted to writing very short stories of just 140 characters (or less.) Just as I was getting used to this new, or at … Continue reading

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