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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

Friday Fiction – Evaluation

Welcome to Friday Fiction and it's linky week too! Click on the blue frog below to link up your fiction and review posts and don't forget to comment on other posts too. My post this week is a fiction piece from my Nano novel, pieces of which I have posted before, though not necessarily in the ... READ the POST

Memories – Friday Fiction

I set myself the task of writing a descriptive piece of fiction this week using all the senses. I'm more comfortable writing active scenes with lots of dialogue, so this area of my writing needs more practice. I used Sara's prompt word 'laughter' and drew on a memory, so it was emotional to put ... READ the POST

‘The End’ – When Do You Really Stop Drafting?

'The End' Those two words can mean so much, especially to me this week. I finished the draft of my manuscript re-write. I wrote the end of my story. Except I never actually wrote those two words because I know that it's far from at that point. It felt good though. I've been working on this draft ... READ the POST

Friday Fiction

Welcome to Friday Fiction. Just for fun this week, I have a story that my eldest daughter wrote when she was eight. The prompt from Sara at mumturnedmom is 'Stars' and I wasn't sure if I would be able to join in with it, until I remembered that I had this story filed away on my computer and it would ... READ the POST

How do you keep up your writing mojo?

If there’s one thing that throws me off with my writing, it’s a break in the routine. A week off for the school holidays is fine, but if I leave it any longer than that, it's much harder to get back in to. That’s what happened this week. Half term came and went, then the following week (last week), ... READ the POST

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