Category Archives: Blogging

Entering the Final Phase of a #WIP

It’s been a while since I mentioned writing, especially my current work in progress (WIP). This standalone novel is a psychological thriller set in 2015 located in my home county of Sussex. Sadly my writing took a nose dive in … Continue reading

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Tales from UK Lockdown: Week 10

Adjusting to a Different World 26.5.2020 So we’ve been in lockdown for over 2 months but now the government have eased restrictions a little, I wonder if life can ever truly go back to how it was. Despite the negative … Continue reading

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First Month of Lockdown

Trying to Stay Positive 21.4.2020 As Coronavirus spins its deadly web around the globe, I am sat here wondering how some people are handling the different world we live in. Confined to our homes for a month now, I have … Continue reading

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From Life Changing Fears to Simple Pleasures

28.03.2020: Today feels strange. Was it a week ago Mum and I were enjoying a walk around West Dean Gardens? With fear of the coronavirus spreading, they shut the shop and café but kept the gardens open for visitors to … Continue reading

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Passing on the Sunshine

With a Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination With gale force winds, persistent rain and floods in parts of the country, which show no signs of abating, the need for dry weather and sunshine must be high of everyone’s list of priorities … Continue reading

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When does a #book resonate with you?

I am a writer but a reader too. Reading brings me so much pleasure it got me thinking about what I look for in a novel. There are many great writers out there but reading is subjective (a little like … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in New Years Resolutions?

New Years Resolutions Good or Bad? It’s that time of year again when the radio and TV is bombarded with adverts telling you to give things up, join a gym, pledge to do something miraculous etc etc… So I’m debating … Continue reading

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A Debate on Prologues: Guest Post by Lexi Rees

Today I am delighted to welcome, children’s author, Lexi Rees to my blog. Lexi is the creator of a wonderful children’s adventure series (The Relic Hunters) and more recently published a book that introduces children to the pleasures of creative … Continue reading

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My 2019 Holiday #BookBlog

With a weeks holiday ahead of us, a chance to unwind , I was very much looking forward to catching up on some essential reading time. So with three books on at the top of my TBR list, which one … Continue reading

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From Autumnal Beauty to Life Changing Fears

Today feels strange. This time last week, we were enjoying a beautiful autumnal walk in West Sussex, picking blackberries, chatting to friends and I was telling my friend, Maureen, (who has worked in the NHS as a nurse and an … Continue reading

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