Tag Archives: Christmas

Sourcing the Yarn

Craft items requested for a Christmas Fair and stocks of small knitted items, my usual contribution, were low. Supplies of oddments of wool had diminished, too, so a trawl of the local charity shops seemed in order. A few years … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas -2016

I wonder how often your hobbies and interests actually throw up research for your stories and articles. I enjoy entering consumer competitions. Many of these are now run through blogs or on Facebook or Twitter. To help select the winner(s) … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreaths

The Christmas wreath seems to have had a resurgence in recent years. As a child I only recall seeing them on Christmas cards and as the “scraps” on Christmas crackers. If people had evergreens as decorations they tended to be … Continue reading

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Do you have any photos to go with that?

For the majority of the articles I submit I am able to provide images and there is no doubt that being able to offer a package of words and pictures seems to increase success rates. These days when it is … Continue reading

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Seasonal Writing

Sitting in a waiting room the other day the choice of reading material, largely up to date publications, was certainly varied but largely devoted to niche topics – yachting, fishing, interior design, birds, etc. Interesting to help pass the time … Continue reading

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A New Start

All the planning and worrying about the Festive season seems a long time ago now and the celebrations fading too as the New Year prompts us to fresh beginnings. Last year anniversary pieces seemed very popular with editors and there … Continue reading

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Writing about Anniversaries

2012 has seen a lot of significant anniversaries offering opportunities for writers to contribute to magazines. The Titanic disaster and Scott’s Antarctic expedition have received wide coverage in all types of media and the recent Diamond Jubilee has offered more … Continue reading

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Christmas

Celebrations of Christmas take many forms around the world and each family has their own traditions, too. If you want to enjoy just a selection of these along with some seasonal poems and stories check out the Writelinkers Magazine online … Continue reading

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