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Try These At Your Peril!

My long deceased ancestor, Aggie Smeeton may possess some remarkable talents, not least the ability to speak from beyond the grave, but her knowledge of herbal lore and attempts at self medication beg the question that the cure is often … Continue reading

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How To Boil An Egg … Or Not!

Growing up in a family like mine, the inability to boil an egg was the epitome of uselessness.  It didn’t matter if you had a masters in nuclear physics or worked as a brain surgeon at Barts.  Intellectual genius without … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me And A Present For Everyone!

I think the hobbits have the right of it when instead of receiving presents on their birthday they hand them out to their guests! To celebrate mine I’m giving away free copies of my Kindle book, The Inbetween. Set during … Continue reading

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What They Say About The Inbetween

It’s a little over a month since my dark age short story, The Inbetween hit the Kindle books shelves and I’m pleased to say it’s been very well received with no less than seven very positive reviews received so far! … Continue reading

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Are You Struggling With Your Novel?

Almost everyone thinks they can write a novel and almost everyone will fail!  Not through lack of ideas or writing skills, but through poor planning.  It takes tenacity and dedication to add the final full stop to a novel which … Continue reading

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THE DAY THE SUN STANDS STILL – DOUBLE WINTER SOLSTICE GIVEAWAY

Without wishing to cause offence, I find it somewhat astonishing that huge swathes of the population happily embark on an orgy of self –centred excess in honour of a child whose existence has little historical proof and birth date no … Continue reading

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FREE COPY OF FEE-LANCE WRITING!

The result of over 30 years experience working as a freelance writer, FEE-Lance Writing, The Complete Guide To A Profitable Writing Business usually sells for £5.99 but for a limited period you can get it FREE! Why am I giving … Continue reading

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The Inbetween On Kindle!

Wrote this short story quite a while ago after a family holiday walking Offa’s Dyke.  It revolves around the legend of Wild Eadric who is a somewhat shadowy character active at the time of the Norman Conquest as a rebel … Continue reading

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