Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 20

Serious Editing and Cutting

Serious Editing and Cutting   Inexperienced writers tend to find it difficult to embark on serious editing and cutting back of their work. Once they have put time and effort into writing something, many writers are loathe to discard what they have produced but it is necessary to become more ruthless if you want to …

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Dec 16

Book Review: Things We Never Said by Susan Elliot Wright

Book Review:Things We Never Said by Susan Elliot Wright   I liked the book, The Things We Never Said’by Susan Elliot Wright, although at first I was unsure as there seemed to be two totally distinct plots set in two, different periods. I was finding it a little difficult to move between the two for …

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Dec 12

Economy of Language in Stories

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Economy of Language in Stories Economy of language in writing stories means keeping it concise and to the point, but there is no one way to do anything. If you are writing a poetic description to evoke a lazy atmosphere and peaceful unhurried pace of life, as well as identifying plants and flowers, which should …

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Dec 03

Amanda Green, writer, survivor, campaigner…

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Amanda Green, writer, survivor, campaigner…   Visiting author, Amanda Green, writer, survivor , campaigner on several fronts, shares with us the amazing background to her first book, ‘My Alien Self-My Journey Back To Me’ and a brief description of  the sequel, ’39’. in which she has written about the goals that she set for herself, …

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Dec 02

Book Review: Blood Tithe by Glen Soucy

Book Review: Blood Tithe by Glen Soucy   In a fast paced opening sequence we meet Jeremy Davis high in the girders of an unfinished building and quickly realise that he has supernatural abilities, though clearly he is not immortal as he heads for  the hospital emergency unit after being shot! Fans of Dean Koontz …

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