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October blog Setting targets is one of my themes this month: in the blog below and NaNoWriMo on the Articles about Writing page. There are plenty of prompts to get you going, plus competitions and an interesting website in Tips to help your editing. You can read about…

September blog – new competition posted! This month’s theme is SETTING. Where do you find it’s easiest for you to write? That’s the topic of my blog below. This month’s writing article is all about the importance of getting SETTING right in your stories;…

An evening with Philippa Gregory “I’ve been with Henry the Eighth longer than any of his wives.”        Just one of the light-hearted moments during Philippa Gregory’s entertaining, educational and most enjoyable talk in Chorleywood this month. And yes, she worked her…

August blog

New month, new summer colour. This month my writing article focuses on point of view – get it right and your writing will be so much easier to read. There are seven new writing prompts, two competitions for you to enter and a book recommendation. Hints…

July Blog

  July 2016: New month, new colour! More prompts, how to start your story, three writing competitions and another grammatical tip.
 Thank you to those who have written in with comments. As a result of K’s suggestion, I’m changing the colour of the headlines from…

My Blog

Welcome If this is your first visit, a very warm welcome to you. This website will be offering writing prompts and exercises, articles on different aspects of writing, links to competitions and other websites, book recommendations and feature articles. Expectations This month I’m addressing…