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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.”

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

Idea

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”

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!”

Long or Short Posts? A Quick Poll Please!

Why might post length matter?

Google recently changed its search algorithms Continue reading “Long or Short Posts? A Quick Poll Please!”

Blog Lite – Trying to get the Balance Right

Bad backs make for boring blog posts but a mention is necessary to explain why I haven’t posted for 7 months. Another reason was Continue reading “Blog Lite – Trying to get the Balance Right”

Ask a busy woman, or Organising my writing

“Someone, somewhere needs the next page

of your book now!”

 

My friend Rachel tossed me this motivator a while ago now. I was discussing the difficulties of writing my memoir.

Since school went back, I’m focusing on finishing it. It is the ‘work’ goal / theme – This doesn’t mean I will ever manage to sit down and write for 6 or 7 hours a day. Some writing of memoir is about coming to terms with the stuff you’re trying to get on the page. It takes shape, reforms or Continue reading “Ask a busy woman, or Organising my writing”

Grandmother’s Footsteps

Grandmother's FootstepsThis bureau was given to my grandmother, Cicely Greenbank in 1930. It was a present bought by colleagues when she left work – as convention required – before getting married. She was a capable woman who quietly bore the frustration of loss of camaraderie and mental exercise, though not without a few sharp quips or advice to ‘make the most of my opportunities’ when out of my grandfather’s earshot!

It’s only looking back I can appreciate how Continue reading “Grandmother’s Footsteps”

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