Category Archives: writing

Guest writer: Tric Kearney – Chancer

I’m a writer…Really? “Hi, I’m Tric, (pronounced Trish), I live in Ireland and I’m a writer.” There’s a first. I don’t think I’ve ever written that before and it’s made me smile, because as I hear myself say ‘I’m a … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Jaye Marie – Friendship

I have never had many friends. Well, not until now, that is. I moved around a lot as I was growing up, never staying in one place for long and I suppose I got into the habit of always being … Continue reading

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Guest robot: Lisa Burton – An invitation

How much would you pay to reach a potential audience of say, a hundred thousand readers? And what if, instead, you could do that for FREE, with no strings attached? Writers need to promote their work… interviews, guest posts, radio … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Audrey Driscoll – Weird rabbits…

A while ago it occurred to me that when humans become extinct, unless aliens arrive on Earth to dig up and appreciate our music, art and writing, it will become meaningless. The animals that survive our presence on this planet … Continue reading

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Writing inspiration -10 places to find ideas

“I feel a blog post coming on…” The phrase has become a stock joke, particularly from my eldest son with whom I spend a goodly amount of my time. A thought will crop up in discussion and, waxing philosophical we … Continue reading

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Are computers the death knell for writers? Ask Google…

Another writer’s rant from the archives… It was the final straw… yet another article about how a stupendous programme can increase your readership. This one touted its ability to engage a reader’s emotions, based on statistical analysis of the emotive … Continue reading

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Original tales

I was writing late last night and, on re-reading what I had written became aware of an odd juxtaposition of certain words. They took me straight back to a book where a particular passage had left its mark. There was … Continue reading

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