Monthly Archives: November 2017

On Golden Decks – Steve Tanham

On golden wood bedecked in yellow Is love of ochre gained from you? A fantasy glimpsed on old posters A space where poor children are few Continue reading at Steve Tanham

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The Dragon of Elizabeth’s Seas. – Steve Tanham

It is the beginning of May, 1587, and a man known locally as The Dragon is headed for Cadiz on Spain’s Atlantic coast. His mission is not peaceful. The act of sailing to Cadiz poses few challenges for this master … Continue reading

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Book Promo: Let it Go…by Anita Dawes #free copies

As this will be our last promo of the year, let’s make it a good one? The last one we ran in September for Broken Lives, Jaye’s murder mystery, had 128 copies taken, can we improve on that? Universal Book … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Magic – #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt. This week, I have chosen a magical winter scene. If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Bleak – #writephoto

Bleak * Ghosts of war and peace To sit with both and wonder Why there is a choice Waves wash the shore regardless Eternity in motion * Defence and offence Wreaking grief and destruction A horror story Memory denies itself … Continue reading

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On the trail yet again…

We opened the door of St Mary’s and walked in. It felt rather odd as the altar was at the ‘wrong’ end for the door. Usually, you enter from the south and turn right to the altar, here, the main … Continue reading

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Circle of Heaven… Stuart France

* To find a Black-Bird’s Stone Laid-by the Snake of Steel City, Before the Lowly-Ladies House, Beyond a Blood-Baked Bridge. O’er stile and up, a rise Which leads out-the-wood High, upon a ridge… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Serene #midnighthaiku

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A Seat In The Bleak – Ellen Best #writephoto

Bleak, some say this view is bleak, the empty to me isn’t empty. The sky speaks of things to come and hints at things just past. I gaze thoughtfully while digging deeper into my pockets dipping my chin so the … Continue reading

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The prime of Madam Jeen Snellflort – Tallis Steelyard

Some people seem to not so much live their lives as to be passengers in them, carried along at the convenience of somebody else. One such person was Madam Jeen Snellflort. Orphaned at a tender age she was made the … Continue reading

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