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A to Z CHALLENGE – On Writing – C is for Catastrophe

About halfway through writing my novel Painting by Numbers, I began to develop some peculiar writing rituals and routines, brought on I suppose by the repetitive and somewhat  compulsive nature of the process. Most of my weird behaviours were pretty harmless … Continue reading

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A Triumphant Roar Against the Blind Stupidity of Bullying – Review of ‘Myopia’ by Jeff Gardiner

Myopia is a YA novel of exceptional quality. The setting, story and characters sing out with an unflinching and audacious authenticity. Gardiner tackles the complex issue of bullying with sensitivity, skill and a kind of wisdom that beats a defiant … Continue reading

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From a Flash to Full-length Fiction – How I turned a 300 word short story into a 300+ page novel.

For as long as I can remember I’ve always loved to read and write short stories, and I in particular flash fiction (stories under 1000 words). Writing flash is great because inspiration can come from anywhere and the bare bones … Continue reading

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