Daily Archives: September 20, 2018

Is Reading An Escape? – Guest Post by, Jaq D Hawkins at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: Do you think of reading as an escape? It’s a phrase we all hear many times. “I read to escape,” or “I’m going to escape into a good book.” But what do we really … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (2) ~ Steve Tanham

Rested, the group of pilgrims gathers beneath the vast presence of Bamburgh Castle. The castle was restored to its present glory by the 19th century munitions entrepreneur and inventor William Armstrong. Lord Armstrong bought it from the Crewe trustees in … Continue reading

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A Dorset Weekend With The Silent Eye – Part Three ~ Helen Jones

Helen Jones continues her account of The Silent Eye’s weekend in Dorset… Journey To Ambeth This is part three of my account of a recent weekend in Dorset with The Silent Eye. Click here for Part 1 & Part 2. … Continue reading

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PILLAR OF THE COMMUNITY

Originally posted on Iain Kelly:
The woman was dead. The cover-up exposed. Samson strode along the corridor of pillars flanked by his team. This was their moment of triumph, yet there was no celebration in what had happened. Their footsteps…

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Do You Worry What Others Will Say on Your Choice in Writing? Namely, genres? ~ Traci Kenworth guests at TRSA

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: Have you as a writer heard grumbles on your material choices? For instance, if you write horror or romance? Perhaps family members or friends point out that they object to your story or the … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Pillars #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.  If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed and I usually share something about the … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Spectral #writephoto

* Old stone and whispers Memories of times long past The land remembers * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken iwhen we visited the triple stone circle called the Hurlers, near Minions in Cornwall. The land is littered … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXXVII: Somewhere old, something new…

Instead of driving to the Red Lion as is our ‘tradition’ when coming back from these research trips via Avebury, we decided, for a change, to stop at the pub on the outskirts of the great monument. There was no … Continue reading

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In Hack-Pen Hedge… Stuart France

Animism 1. Doctrine that the soul is the vital principle of organic development. 2. Attribution of conscious life or spirits to nature or natural phenomena. 3. Belief in the existence of spirits separable from bodies. “There’s a large stone in … Continue reading

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Aubade #midnighthaiku

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