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Happy Valentine’s Day – Story Prompts

It’s a good day to begin a story – try one of the following: Karen didn’t know who had left her the red rose. The evening didn’t go as expected. Sophie’s luck changed when she got on the wrong bus. Ben got the Valentine cards mixed up. Arabella came up with the idea of creating […]

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Flash Fiction & Poetry Workshops – Cheltenham – Second Tuesday of the Month

I run these workshops with Joy Thomas at The Suffolk Anthology Bookshop, Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham on the second Tuesday of the month from 10.30 – 1.00. The cost is £12 and this includes a cup of tea or coffee. PLEASE NOTE THAT IN MARCH WE WILL MEET ON MONDAY 11th INSTEAD OF THE TUESDAY TO […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year. I hope it is a happy, healthy and creative one for all of you. Take a few minutes to think about your achievements in 2018. Think about what you would like to do in 2019. Begin the year by creating a Vision Board. (Look through old magazines for pictures and words that […]

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Writing Success: poetry, flash fiction & short story exercises

I have just published edition two of this book – which has been one of my best-sellers. (Interestingly, it was something another writer advised me not to do because she didn’t think it would sell!) I have now revised the cover and have planned a series of ‘Writing Success’ books aimed at helping other writers. […]

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15 Minute Coffee Break Exercises – Writing Magazine

I am very happy that Writing Magazine are publishing my 15 minute writing workouts on their web page. Check these out and give them a try. Please get in touch and let me know if you find them helpful. Get that writing muscle moving!  

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