A Place Called Schugara, by Joe English: #BookReview.

Every serious work of fiction should carry at least one underlying message. Some manage this with such subtlety it barely makes a conscious impression, others let it blare out loudly, covering their story with a condescending layer of preaching. Most lie somewhere in between; a reasonable balance of theme and story. In this extraordinary tale …

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The #Write #Word? Post 48

Word cloud via wordart.com If you find it hard to discover the ‘right’ word when writing, this might help you.  Today’s words: Ordinary/Unusual, Obediently, Orenda, Officer, Antonyms: words that express the opposite of other words can be hard to find, because thesauruses usually give no examples. When lost for such opposites, if I can’t dig …

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Italy: Trip of a Lifetime. Part 9

These posts record our stay in Italy in September. We thoroughly enjoyed it, so we’re sharing our experience. You’ll get the (almost) full story of our travels, activities, and experiences; warts and all, in instalments. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. Part 8. 26th September, Wednesday. A …

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Creative #Writing #Contests Table Updated

h That time has come around again! Here’s your reminder that the writing contest table has been updated. It lives on the ‘Resources’ page. Many contests are free to enter and offer great cash prizes. The table currently offers contests with entry dates from December 2018 through to May 2019. Submit your entries in plenty …

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