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December blog

First a catch-up on various happenings during November. I didn’t manage to complete NaNoWriMo 😦 Once again, life got in the way and I wasn’t able to keep up to the 1,666 words a day. But, on the plus side, it did get me back…

Writers and the TV

What we can learn from television drama There’s been a wealth of good drama on television over the past few months and in one of my classes recently, we discussed what we’d enjoyed but, more importantly, why. We tried to discount the great acting,…

Welcome

OCTOBER 1st and for me, it really is time to get back writing. I took the summer off. Sometimes, if you just have too many things on your mind and too busy a schedule, the sensible thing is to concentrate on the priorities and…

September 2017

LET’S GET WRITING has been up and running for a year now and I’d like to thank all of you who have been in touch with comments, feedback, questions and suggestions.  I haven’t been able to develop the website as much as I’d originally…

Welcome to my summer blog

July/August 2017 I’ve just had the pleasure of helping to judge a short story competition, run jointly by our local arts forum and the local writing group, prizes donated by our local MP. My job was to select the top ten, from which a…

Welcome to my May/June site

My BLOG is an interview with debut children’s author – Jennifer Killick; my WRITING ARTICLE is about using concrete and abstract nouns; I’ve ten WRITING PROMPTS for you; and more COMPETITIONS to enter. Do let me know what you think – of any of them!  Alex Sparrow and…

A Really Big Stink!