Daily Archives: March 9, 2017

Guest author: Darlene Foster – Ten Truths About Critique Groups and Why Writers Need Them

Never underestimate the importance of a good critique group.  Without one, a writer may simply flounder in a sea of words and ideas. A critique group can make the difference between a mediocre story and an excellent piece of writing … Continue reading

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The Finding of Polarity (1) – #Silenti by Steve Tanham

We can speak of mysticism, of magic, of meditation, of psychodynamics and many other labels, but all these refer to the attempt by the human consciousness to become aware of a deeper level of existence than our normal day-world. In … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – How to take full advantage of FREE book promotions.

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
I have been offering free book promotions for the last three years and if you have any doubts about spending time promoting other authors, let me assure you it…

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Horizon #writephoto

Originally posted on Of Glass & Paper:
? I had to know, and I thought obscurity would help me to hide, retrace my steps, and find the wreckage. If they were any other survivors, someone might have left a message…

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Thursday photo prompt – Horizon #writephoto

Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 15th March and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Spring #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken at the Silver Spring in Cerne Abbas, Dorset…where we were grateful to find cold, clear water in which to cool our burning skin and throats. We had gone there for the Giant… … Continue reading

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Telegram

“She never forgave him for dying?” “So close to their diamond wedding anniversary, you see. She missed out on their message from the queen.” “She will not be happy now then.” Memory brought life back to the face of the … Continue reading

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