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Archives for July 2015

The Pull of the Sea – Friday Fiction

As he stepped out of his house and took a left, then left again, Jake could hear the seagulls above him, stirring up a storm with their rhythmic squawking. ‘Not-that-way,’ they seemed to chime. ‘Stay-near-sea.’ Jake understood. He had lived by the sea all his life and couldn’t imagine being away ... READ the POST

It’s the Final Countdown

My week, summed up in #littleloves style, shows how varied your week can be. We've been one child down, with the eldest being at my mum's house as she already finished school. The other two have been slogging on, becoming slightly more irritable with each other as the days have gone by. Could it be ... READ the POST

Summer Writing Plans

I haven't made up my mind whether or not to take a break from blogging over the summer. I think I would rather just see how it goes and not put any pressure on myself. I've edited the first three chapters of my manuscript and it's gone out to readers, so I hope to keep going with that and aim to at ... READ the POST

End of Year Madness, Moving on and Becoming a Showbiz Mum

Here is my weekly round up for #LittleLoves. I like writing this post because it makes me appreciate that although it's a very busy time of year, the things you manage to do over the course of the week are all worth the effort you put in. It's only when you are reflecting back on them that you ... READ the POST

Tell No One by Harlan Coban – Book Review

Dr David Beck is a paediatric doctor in downtown New York, dedicated to his work, with nothing else in his life he feels worth living for. Eight years previous, he and his wife had visited their favourite spot as they did every anniversary, but things had gone horrible wrong. She was killed and Beck ... READ the POST

What’s on my Reading List?

I have one more session left of a writing group I've been taking part in at my local bookshop. It's the first time I've ever done anything like this and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. What attracted me to the course was that it offered the opportunity to tackle your work in progress. That's what I ... READ the POST

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