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Judith Barrow: The Inspiration Behind Pattern of Shadows. Ah, the Memories! #Bookbub

Reblogged from Judith Barrow: I’m thrilled that Pattern of Shadows is on BookBub this month and grateful to my publishers, Honno, for the support and belief in my writing. When I discovered the first of the trilogy was going to … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XVI: The house of the raven…

We could have chosen to visit Chysauster, that being the biggest and best preserved of the ancient settlements in the area, but that very fact means it is more likely to be full of people and it was the lives … Continue reading

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Writing what you know?

We are always told that we should write what we know. To an extent, that is true, but those who are writing murder mysteries, for example, are hardly likely to start poisoning/bludgeoning/shooting their nearest and dearest in the name of … Continue reading

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Testing times…

“We can take the car out in the morning,” Said my son, “I’ll get up and we’ll go.” Nothing loath, I agreed, we could test it “I am sure there’s somewhere that you know…” I’d be glad of a run … Continue reading

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On the road again…

How much can you really manage to do on a warm, sunny weekend? It is surprising how obliging time can be when it is limited. We do not rush, we are never hurried, but we do seem to manage to … Continue reading

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Guest author: Ritu Bhathal – Keeping my WIP REAL

Hello everyone! Its me, Ritu from But I Smile Anyway – again! Goodness knows why, but the lovely Sue invited me over again to ask if I’d like to write a little guest post about my WIP. Recently, I have … Continue reading

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Hug someone

I stayed in bed till the alarm went off. I have it set for six thirty, just in case I sleep that late… I’m usually up long before that and out with the dog before it goes off. This morning, … Continue reading

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