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Book review 51: Morgen Bailey reviews The Woman In Black by Kerry Wilkinson

Book review 51: Morgen Bailey reviews The Woman In Black by Kerry Wilkinson

Today’s book review of a crime novel is brought to you by yours truly, Morgen Bailey.

The Woman In Black by Kerry Wilkinson

Woman in BlackSynopsis: Someone has left a severed hand in the centre of Manchester and the only clue Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel has to go on is CCTV footage of a woman in a long black robe placing it carefully on the ground. With a lengthy missing persons list and frantic families…

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Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 22 July 2014

Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 22 July 2014

Every weekday I post a set of poetry prompts on poetrywritinggroup.wordpress.com and a set of story prompts on the scriptnovel and short story blogs (and poems, script / novel extracts, stories at the weekends, when I get them). As you’ll see by the headings, you’ve missed a few but they’re listed on the relevant group’s Exercises page so you can always find them there…

Poetry Writing Exercises…

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Story Writing Exercises 406: Tuesday 22nd July

Story Writing Exercises 406: Tuesday 22nd July

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

406 boat 761320You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: eat, nothing, safe, door, driveway
  2. Random: they met on a street corner
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: On The Road

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below…

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Express Newspaper features 100 Ways

Express Newspaper features 100 Ways

janewj:

Am pleased to have been recognised as a “diet expert” :-)
Says she, with the chocolate nut cookie hanging out of her mouth…
(Brazil nuts – full of selenium you know….)
But if you are planning summer parties, barbecues, and foodie days out – hope this might be useful :-)

Originally posted on 100 Ways To Fight The Flab:

Express 100 ways 260614Time to celebrate! How to party without putting on the pounds.

WANT…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 402: Tuesday 22nd July

Poetry Writing Exercises 402: Tuesday 22nd July

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.

402 ticket 909483You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: bang, bullet, broad, bingo, breadth
  2. Random: a stupid argument
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: So Much Time

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so…

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Story Writing Exercises 406: Tuesday 22nd July

Story Writing Exercises 406: Tuesday 22nd July

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

406 boat 761320You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: eat, nothing, safe, door, driveway
  2. Random: they met on a street corner
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Tuesday Title: On The Road

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below…

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I’m judging a flash fiction competition too!

I’m judging a flash fiction competition too!

morgenbailey:

So am I. :) http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/competitions-calendar/nlg-flash-fiction-competition

Originally posted on Write, or Else!:

I’ve had a really great opportunity, and I just had to take advantage of it! The annual “Twisted Tales” competition is going on now, in conjunction with Raging Aardvark Publications and Ether Books. Ether writers were asked to judge, and I quickly…

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Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 21 July 2014

Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 21 July 2014

Every weekday I post a set of poetry prompts on poetrywritinggroup.wordpress.com and a set of story prompts on the scriptnovel and short story blogs (and poems, script / novel extracts, stories at the weekends, when I get them). As you’ll see by the headings, you’ve missed a few but they’re listed on the relevant group’s Exercises page so you can always find them there…

Poetry Writing Exercises…

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Story Writing Exercises 405: Monday 21st July

Story Writing Exercises 405: Monday 21st July

Here are your four story exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes for each one, then either have a break or move on to the next one.

405 field 907432You can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rash, talk, rhubarb, French, Bristol
  2. Random: very toxic
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monday Monologue: Your character is late for an appointment

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the…

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Express Newspaper features 100 Ways

Express Newspaper features 100 Ways

Express 100 ways 260614Time to celebrate! How to party without putting on the pounds.

WANT to let off steam this summer without piling on weight? Diet expert Jane Wenham-Jones reveals her top 10 tips…

Nobody (except the teetotal) should be expected to go to a wedding or a big birthday and say no to champagne. Or refuse those yummy little canapés and stand there with a carrot stick. Even if we arrive at a barbecue or…

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