Daily Archives: October 2, 2016

How to make a living as a writer #amwriting

I was speaking to a friend this morning, a woman whose writing often glows with lyric beauty, yet who has stopped writing because she could not sell her manuscript and will not self-publish. As a writer, and much as I … Continue reading

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Soft falls the snow #writephoto by My Frilly Freudian Slip

Reblogged from My Frilly Freudian Slip:   Soft falls the snow on Blythway cottage, the river below a ribbon of ice To stand under the bridge, an observer might sigh how nice But the snow blocks the sounds of desperate … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Dawn by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: This is the continued account of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. Click here for parts one, two, three, four and five. 5:11am. Ugh. I hadn’t slept well, and my alarm jolted me out … Continue reading

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After another appallingly quiet day on WordPress, where none of my favourite bloggers seem to have posted…again… a quick scroll through the dreaded Reader confirmed my worst fears. “You have blocked all email notifications.” Once again, I beg to differ, … Continue reading

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(F)lights by Stuart France #writephoto

Reblogged from Stuart France: As the narrow-boat’s snout tickled the under-bridge, Black-Jack cut the engine and peered through the white gloom… A landing-official waved his stray arm in greeting, the lights beyond him intimated warmth and festivity. An Owl screeched… … Continue reading

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Perception #midnighthaiku

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