Category Archives: writing

Exposing your work, on #LisaBurtonRadio

Reblogged fromEntertaining Stories: Six sites that will get your book in front of  thousands of potential readers… for free…. Hi, all, and welcome to another edition of Lisa Burton Radio. This week is a special edition, because it’s geared to … Continue reading

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Romance and research… a writer’s gift to a reader

Once upon a time…and all the very best stories start that way… there was a little girl who read her way through every book in her mother’s library. It wasn’t a proper library, with mahogany shelves and great leather chairs… … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Ani’s Advent Calendar… an invitation

Okay, I know it’s early But the season’s drawing nigh. I want an advent calendar, So thought that I might try And ask my two- and four-legged friends To join me on the blog So why not share your festive … Continue reading

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How do you read?

As I scrolled down the page I became conscious that I was doing exactly the thing I was researching. My ‘normal’ concentration and attention to words, born of my lifelong love for seeing them unfold on paper, was wandering off … Continue reading

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Living in edit mode

There are piles of books on the table as usual… some of them with my name on the cover, which still feels rather odd.  The running joke in the family is that they look like ‘proper books’. Which, of course, … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars: Alethea Kehas from Not Tomatoes

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. I would like to introduce my friend, Alethea Kehas who blogs at Not Tomatoes. Without those of you who write and read the pieces … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Ritu Raps

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. The first one to do so is Ritu Bhathal, from But I Smile Anyway. Without those of you who write and read the pieces … Continue reading

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Gremlins in the works again…

So, there I am, busily typing away, scheduling posts for the few days I won’t be at the computer much, and WordPress decides to play games. It isn’t enough that I’m still getting to grips with the figures since Facebook … Continue reading

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7 Most Useful Legal Tips for Writers ~ Nicholas C. Rossis hosts Lucy Taylor

Reblogged from Nicholas C. Rossis: When I started my Indie career, I realized one of my most useful skills was my experience with Internet marketing. But I constantly wished I was experienced in legal matters, too. Which is why I … Continue reading

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Guest author: Kaye Park Hinckley- What can fiction bring to a world with broken wings?

What can a fiction writer bring to a world with broken wings? For sure, a world like this one is full of fragmented people–fodder for a writer. And just as sure, a writer will translate human brokenness through his or … Continue reading

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