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"This Is Us" - a poem

“This Is Us” – a poem

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A romantic poem for a Monday morning…

Originally posted on I Love Romance Blog:

This Is Us

I can’t explain how we fit together so well,

skin against skin,

swaying to the rhythm of our hearts,

our bodies entwined.

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I can’t explain the connection,

the link between our minds,

No matter our differences we still get each other.

I can’t explain the sense of completion as I look…

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Wantage (Oxfordshire) Literary Festival 25 Oct - 1 Nov

Wantage (Oxfordshire) Literary Festival 25 Oct – 1 Nov

If you’re in the Oxfordshire area of UK in the next few days, do take a look at the Wantage Literary Festival, which runs from 25th October to 2nd November.

Events include the following, taking place on Saturday 1st November:

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Author Spotlight no.381 – thriller / suspense novelist David McGowan

Author Spotlight no.381 – thriller / suspense novelist David McGowan

Complementing my interviews, today’s Author Spotlight, the three hundred and eighty-first, is of thriller / suspense novelist and interviewee David McGowan. If you would like to take part in an author spotlight, take a look at author-spotlights.

David McGowan - Jigsaw PortraitDavid McGowan is from Liverpool in the United Kingdom. He gained a degree in English Language & Literature from The University of Liverpool.

He is a…

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Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 17 October 2014

Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 17 October 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 468: Friday 17th October

Story Writing Exercises 468: Friday 17th October

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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

468 stained-glass-praying-hands 912857Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: comfortable, today, planet, Mars, war
  2. Random: Katie’s describing something
  3. Picture: what does…

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Poetry Writing Exercises 464: Friday 17th October

Poetry Writing Exercises 464: Friday 17th October

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.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

464 keys 838417Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: year, three, war, culture, ghost
  2. Random: calling out his name
  3. Picture: what does this…

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Story Writing Exercises 468: Friday 17th October

Story Writing Exercises 468: Friday 17th October

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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

468 stained-glass-praying-hands 912857Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: comfortable, today, planet, Mars, war
  2. Random: Katie’s describing something
  3. Picture: what does…

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Lost the Plot? Jane Wenham-Jones’ writing tips for Woman writing competition

Lost the Plot? Jane Wenham-Jones’ writing tips for Woman writing competition

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So you’ve started your novel with great enthusiasm. You’ve finished the first few chapters and don’t know where to go next. Running out of inspiration? Woman writing competition judge Jane Wenham-Jones has good advice for unpublished writers taking part in our search for a new star of women’s contemporary fiction.

  1. Remember there is no “right” way to plot a novel – only what works for you. Some…

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Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 16 October 2014

Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 16 October 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 467: Thursday 16th October

Story Writing Exercises 467: Thursday 16th October

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. When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

467 strawberry 849425Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: rude, strange, empathy, tea, this
  2. Random: a classical piece
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. M…

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