Tag Archives: Creative writing

May your two and four-footed friends bring you much joy in 2022!

It’s been a long time, I know! If you’re wondering, I’ve been busy on a new course I’m following via Jericho Writers. The Ultimate Novel Writing Course to be precise. It is quite demanding of my time. We aim to … Continue reading

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A Ghost Story for #Christmas!

The Haunting of Hill House plays with that numinous area between emotional vulnerabilities and supernatural possession suggesting that we are all, like the Crain family, ‘haunted’ in some way; perhaps by family trauma, relationships that went wrong or wishes that never came to fruition. Continue reading

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Hair, it’s our Crowning Glory

Get a glimpse into the global human hair trade and ponder how the type and colour of hair defines or subverts our expectations of fictional characters. Continue reading

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Interview with bestselling author, B. A. Paris

Bestselling author, B. A. Paris has achieved the kind of commercial and critical success that most writers dream of. She has very kindly agreed to share a few of her secrets with us. Bernadette, welcome to my blog! You too … Continue reading

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Writers Abroad magazine offers a chance to win 15 euros of Amazon gift vouchers!

We are delighted to publish our sixth issue of Writers Abroad magazine, The Third Space, which includes an interview with renowned author, Peter May.  I have contributed an article about Anne Frank and also a review of psychological thriller, The … Continue reading

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A Week of Horse-Riding and Writing in the Alpujarra, Spain

Just a short blog for you today as I’m lucky enough to be spending a few glorious days with fellow Writers Abroad member, Nicola, aka author, Nina Croft. Nicola and her husband Rob live in Southern Spain, in the Alpujarra … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction

My piece in Ad Hoc Fiction this week. If you would like to vote for it, please click on the link and leaf through till you find it. The voting closes on Wed 19th April. Thanks 🙂

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Writers Abroad 5th Magazine is here!

I am delighted to provide you with the link to the fifth issue of our magazine packed with articles, stories, poems, writing tips, recipes, author interviews and photos by expat writers. Do you want to learn to swear like a … Continue reading

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Are you a Dressage or Rodeo Rider? – Training the Unconscious

Why do some stories, poems, paintings or performances move us when others don’t? Where does a unique artistic voice come from? I believe it begins with a strong connection to the unconscious. The unconscious can be a dark and frightening place; home … Continue reading

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Looking for a Present for an Ex-pat?

‘Foreign and Far Away’ by Writers Abroad will make the perfect gift! This tantalising collection of short stories, real life experiences and poetry will make the ideal read for anyone who has an adventurous spirit! It can be ordered online … Continue reading

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