The Laundress

What do you call a collection of authors? Havoc! ūüėÄ As usual when a group of us got together a topic for a short story arose - in this case¬†a mad, rebellious laundress. This is my contribution. OK I admit it. I was never much good at school and was always a bit of a …

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A newbie writer on an author's site I belong to had hit the proverbial Writer's block, and someone suggested he pick one of the following prompt words to get him motivated; Mushroom,¬†South,¬†Memory,¬†Silence,¬†Leaves,¬†Letters,¬†Flash Fiction,¬†The city,¬†Spirit,¬†‚ÄúIt was a wrong number that started it,‚Ä̬†Path,¬†Movement. Being industrious (translation stubborn) I couldn't resist writing a story incorporating ALL the words …

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Pesky Characters

One thing that has surprised me since I became ‚Äėauthorish‚Äô is the amount of support you get from fellow writers. Not only do they provide inspiration but also practical help. My first two books ‚ÄėChanges‚Äô and ‚ÄėABC-Destiny‚Äô were traditionally published, but for my next novel I am considering taking the self-publishing route. Discussing various aspects …

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