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Chapter 77: Page 90 & a half

Today was the day. The gmail alert went off early. I opened half an eyeball to check and there it was. The IngramSpark proof had arrived… again. But today… this day… it was going to be all good. the final copy. perfect. or at… Continue Reading “Chapter 77: Page 90 & a half”

Chapter 74: Love letter to my bookie-wookie

Before I launch So You Are… Pregnant! into the world – regardless if it reaches 6 or 6000, I’d like to put my dreams out there first of what I hope it achieves. Dear SO YOU ARE… PREGNANT! I’m not going to lie… you’ve… Continue Reading “Chapter 74: Love letter to my bookie-wookie”

Chapter 72 : Dress to Empress

… Or – Writing Attire. “Where are you going,” asked my son. “To work.” “Oh? Do you go somewhere to write?” “Sometimes, but not today.” “Then why are you dressed up?” “Because I’m going to work.” “But, you work at home.” “Doesn’t mean I… Continue Reading “Chapter 72 : Dress to Empress”

Chapter 68: Heroines Journey – Part 2

Writers Group Exercise Week 2: Homework – re-write a fairy tale based on the Heroines Journey Model. This is my attempt with the steps integrated because my brain isn’t that clever. Enjoy. Snow White and Rose Red STEP 1: Separation from the Feminine. I… Continue Reading “Chapter 68: Heroines Journey – Part 2”

Chapter 60: Winging It

Or – my life as a chicken wing buffet. The term “winging it” for me has been more of a life ethos I fell into for the sheer reasons of survival. When you’re not particularly bright and naive as a box full of puppies,… Continue Reading “Chapter 60: Winging It”

Chapter 48: Dream Poetry

Writers Group Exercise:  Dreamy, steamy, Jakey Appearing very suddenlyI saw you at the barSmiling back at meGorgeously from afarWe kissWe caressEvery time we meetLong forgotten puppy loveDeliciously sweetHand holdingNeck nuzzlesWe warmly embraceParanoid thoughtsAs you stroke my faceDid I pluck my bits?Did I get that… Continue Reading “Chapter 48: Dream Poetry”

Chapter 46: Copyright Confusion – what the hell can I write?

Confused about copyright rules? You are not alone.

Chapter 44: 500 Words or Less (always more)

Writing Exercise – Fiction: 500 words or less Offred tilts her bonnet to the sky. The shade is almost unbelievable. A blue that makes the earth seem alien. She speaks of patience. A patience she’s been forced to embrace via the rape of her… Continue Reading “Chapter 44: 500 Words or Less (always more)”

Chapter 36: Writing Novelty

or… writing a fiddly, finicky, time consuming, complicated linky little muther effer. I have a bad habit of biting off more than I can chew in every sense of the term. If no one’s watching and I can shove three bites of a sandwich… Continue Reading “Chapter 36: Writing Novelty”

Protected: Chapter 21: Historical fantasy: Eliza

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