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Listing hopelessly… Ten things they fail to tell you when you are about to become a parent

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about parenting and that is that the advice you receive is guaranteed to be wrong for you. But you will still receive it by the bucket loads. All well meant and thoughtfully given – … Continue reading

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Nanthology – Mr Dandy and the Chalk Door

Nanowrimo is a compelling challenge to write 50,000 words during November: that’s an average of 1667 words per day. My plan is to write a set of 30 short stories each 1667 words long instead.  Each story comes from a prompt, a lot from fellow … Continue reading

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Listing hopelessly…

Another writing challenge, this time to create a list, comes my way from Irene Waters (http://irenewaters19.com/). The idea is to use the list as a basis for a germ of an idea for writing on a grander scale, the prompt … Continue reading

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