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Archives for September 2014

How Do You Deal With Fussy Eaters?

Most children are fussy eaters at some point in their lives. Both my girls ate really well until they turned three years. Suddenly, they were conscious of the ‘bits’ and would often pick the offending items out of their food. I never stopped adding theses ‘bits’ to their food and eventually they ... READ the POST

Summarising Your Story – Friday Fiction

I met a (retired) lady once who happened to have worked in publishing all her life. We chatted over coffee and I told her I was attempting to write a novel. 'Go on then,' she said. 'Tell me what it is all about.' I froze. Like a rabbit in a headlight. Then I began a series of 'well it's about this ... READ the POST

The Little Things That Make It All Worthwhile

Do I speak for the majority of parents out there when I say this? We haven't had a decent night's sleep in years because of them. Our bodies will never be the same since giving birth. We spend our days running them here, there and everywhere. We are constantly picking up after them at home. They ... READ the POST

Character Development – Friday Fiction

I am looking at character development this week. I took two characters from the novel I am working on and put them in a new situation. The scenario I created is further on in time than the novel itself. It is something that might happen to my characters in their fictitious future. The point in time ... READ the POST

Stepping Back In Time At Corfe Castle

On a recent trip to the New Forest, we ventured a little further one day towards Wareham in Dorset, in order to visit Corfe Castle.   The ruins of this castle overlook the picturesque village of the same name and if you can block out the tourists and their cars, you really feel as though ... READ the POST

Winter Madness – Pamela Thibodeaux, on Friday Fiction

Welcome to Friday Fiction. Today guest author Pamela Thibodeaux provides an extract from her book, Winter Madness. Her merry hazel eyes danced with humor, but she simply arched an eyebrow at him without comment and rose from her chair. She held a hand toward him. “Come on, I know what we’re going ... READ the POST

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