Writing

Poem: The Knot

A tiny seed has been sown, A product of a night of passion. it slowly blooms and opens The knot begins. The passing of love and care from me to you begins instantly I’m rest assured as I know, cradled away from the world does my seedling surely grow. Then slowly does the knot between… Continue reading Poem: The Knot

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Book review: Someone else’s baby by Ruby Speechley

Genre: Thriller Rating: 5/5 Plot: Charlotte Morgan knows how it feels to desperately want a baby. As a child, seeing her mum devastated by losing her longed-for babies, Charlotte wished another woman could give her mother what she so craved. Now Charlotte’s a mum herself, and knowing how much love her daughter, Alice, brings into… Continue reading Book review: Someone else’s baby by Ruby Speechley

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Book review: Christmas shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Rating: 5/5 Genre: chick lit/festive fiction Plot: Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same – Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers. And now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites – if… Continue reading Book review: Christmas shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

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Get my FREE fiction writers CHARACTER CREATION QUESTIONNAIRE printable (PDF)

Here you go guys I had ago at making my FIRST printable and who better to serve than the writing community? Fill in this character questionnaire in as little or as much detail as you want and see your fiction characters come to life on the page. (Right click to save the image) If you… Continue reading Get my FREE fiction writers CHARACTER CREATION QUESTIONNAIRE printable (PDF)

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Book review: A danger to herself and others by Alyssa B. Sheimanal

Genre: YA Rating: 5 stars Plot: Four walls. One window. No way to escape. Hannah knows there's been a mistake. She didn't need to be institutionalized. What happened to her roommate at her summer program was an accident. As soon as the doctors and judge figure out that she isn't a danger to herself or… Continue reading Book review: A danger to herself and others by Alyssa B. Sheimanal

Writing

Creative writing piece: A different path

The sunset is setting slowly over the small town and I am basking in the last rays of warmth from the day. I always go for a job between seven and eight after the monotony of dinner, followed by an interrogation by my parents about school and whether I’d decided between Stanford or Harvard and… Continue reading Creative writing piece: A different path