Daily Archives: December 21, 2016

Dare you enter the weird world of Don and Wen? Kindle Offer

It is not your normal fiction. It was never supposed to be. It breaks so many of the rules of fiction writing that no publisher with his eye on the popular bestseller list would touch it with a bargepole. It … Continue reading

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The Ornament – Yinglan #writephoto

“Children, you better go to bed now before Santa Claus can slide down our chimney and leave you guys your presents.” Haylie said to her children, Cami and Dylan, who were staring unblinkingly at the new ornament Haylie bought earlier … Continue reading

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Guest authors: Robbie and Michael Cheadle – Sir Chocolate

I love this idea from Robbie and Michael Cheadle. When my own sons were younger, we spent many happy hours baking and creating things with sugarpaste in the kitchen…and just as many hours snuggled up with books. The most exciting … Continue reading

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Tree Star Sky – methodtwomadness #writephoto

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The Last Present

Originally posted on The Story Files:
It had been a struggle, but finally, Macy had brought her last Christmas present. Laying spread eagle across the sofa and catching her breath, she heard the muffled sounds of Christmas songs coming from…

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Bah Humbug!- Norma #writephoto

Hello Mary, just thought I’d have a chat whilst my mince pies are cooling. You’ve finished all your baking, well done. No, it’s just going to be us this year, I’m quite looking forward to it. Lonely? No not at … Continue reading

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Of Ash and Seed – Pawns to castle…

As we hurried through the castle grounds in Beaumaris, a lone seagull was dancing. He seems to be marching on the spot, marking a rhythmic time with his feet. Worm-charming, said my companion. I didn’t even stop to take a … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Seeing the light

Dear Santa, I’ve a bone to pick, Perhaps a bone or two… I saw another Santa Claus… She says there are a few! I’d been flopped out, just lazing On the sofa for the night When suddenly, I heard a … Continue reading

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Into the Hill… Stuart France

* …And the Wood-Stone started to glow, White it was… * * And I felt an impetus to take flight, but only as far as the end of the passage… * * Which is just as well, otherwise, I would … Continue reading

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Solstice #midnighthaiku

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