Running and Writing for ME/CFS No.30

Running: This week’s training started with a 15 minute ‘easy’ run on Wednesday. I covered a little more ground than on the last time I did this run. Friday was a 20 minute easy run and, again, I covered a little more ground through the forest alive with birdsong and sunlight. Today, Sunday, was a …

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Secrets and Lies in El Salvador, by Sherrie Miranda, Reviewed.

This novel reads like a personal account; it is presented in a way that takes the reader straight into the life of the protagonist as she finds herself. There are elements of the confessional here, suggestions of reportage, instances of the documentary. Secrets and Lies in El Salvador is written with passion, through the eyes …

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Running and Writing for ME/CFS No.29

Confession: I really should have decided at the beginning of this week to write it off for the purposes of the book and the running. Wednesday saw Valerie and I bidding farewell to our daughter at Gatwick Airport. We’d stayed overnight in a B & B there so she could be in plenty of time …

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Do You Enter Writing Contests?

If you enjoy the opportunity for some kudos and some cash for your writing efforts, you might like to enter the odd writing competition. I list details, along with links to the websites so it's easy for you to enter. You'll find the table on my 'Writers' Resources' page - here's the link  Some of …

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Running and Writing for ME/CFS No.28

Running: The programme for this week was a 10-minute easy run on Wednesday, and 15-minute easy runs on Friday and Sunday. I managed Friday and Sunday with no problems, but Wednesday was a different matter. On Tuesday, as part of our on-going conversion of the slope at the end of our garden from briar and …

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“Am I Too Old To Write A Best-Seller?”

“Am I Too Old To Write A Best-Seller?”. I came across this blog post through a site I regularly visit. Have a read, it's worth a few minutes of your time, regardless of your age.

IndieReCon – It’s Coming! It’s Coming

There’s a free, online self-publishing conference taking place next week. It’s the third year of IndieReCon, and they have an action-packed schedule filled with all sorts of great stuff – a mixture of posts, vlogs, webinars, as well as the opportunity to drill deeper into the various topics with a series of online and Twitter …

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Running and Writing for ME/CFS No.27

Running: This week, we travelled back up north to our native Yorkshire and collected our daughter, Kate, from her digs with a friend. She’s finished her temporary waitressing job in the area is staying with us in our new home in the Forest of Dean until the middle of the month. Then she flies out …

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