Lisa Reiter – Sharing the Story



Spring-Clean, Declutter. Make way for Creativity.

Quick! It’s time for a mad tidy up around here. We need the place spick and span because next week it’s my turn to host the Rough Writers Tour Continue reading “Spring-Clean, Declutter. Make way for Creativity.”

Memoir Monday: The Big Picture

A short while ago I thought it would be nice to share a weekly post about how the memoir writing was going. Continue reading “Memoir Monday: The Big Picture”

Calling all #Bloggers, #Tweeps #Readers #Writers – Please tag #MemoirReviews


This idea is aimed at helping self-improving and newbie memoir writers and memoir readers find new memoirs they really want to read.

I am a memoir writer with nothing yet published except what’s on this blog. (Although Continue reading “Calling all #Bloggers, #Tweeps #Readers #Writers – Please tag #MemoirReviews”

When does writing make you a Writer?

I’m on a train. I have 1,687 words of Scrivenings dumped into a Pages file to come up with this week’s blog post. I know is way too much – both for the reader and Continue reading “When does writing make you a Writer?”

Long or Short Posts? The Results are in!

The results are in!
– Along with a passionate trail of comments from committed readers bemoaning long and waffly posts! (Many from Norah Colvin who is now way out in front as the person who comments most on this blog! Norah I love you ❤️) Continue reading “Long or Short Posts? The Results are in!”

What is a scene exactly?

Even if you’re new to writing, you’ve probably already come across plenty of hints and tips for crafting and improving your scenes. But a lot of what you come across is written in a way that assumes you already know exactly what a scene is. What if you don’t?! Continue reading “What is a scene exactly?”

Holiday Reading

There are so many potentially wonderful reads in this week’s Bite Size compilation of Holiday Reads, I don’t quite know where to start, but my list of ‘books to get around to’ grows ever longer and more interesting:- We might have guessed we’d be mining a rich vein asking an audience, predominantly of writers and keen readers to see what memories popped up in relation to reading on holiday..

There’s everything from naming of daughters to being better than sex oozing out here, along with Continue reading “Holiday Reading”

Favourite Shakespeare’s Sonnets

imageTo cut a long story, very short Geoff Le Pard recently asked me which was my favourite of Shakepeare’s Sonnets. I grabbed my ‘Complete Works’ of the great bard to peruse them for the first time in a while. Still amidst the pages, were notes of a few I must have sought out in my early 20s – perhaps unoriginally to include in a love letter.

I didn’t have time to re-read all 154 to answer the question Continue reading “Favourite Shakespeare’s Sonnets”

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