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Not the A-Z Challenge update

Despite the fine weather beckoning I have managed to resist spending all the time gardening over the past few days and have completed and submitted four short pieces requested by an editor. At only 100 words in length that may … Continue reading

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A real buzz

Glorious weather for the Blenheim Flower Show this weekend and for this second year the emphasis was very much on the bee theme. Several show gardens included plants beneficial to bees and other pollinators and leaflets available at many of … Continue reading

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A-Z Blog Challenge Z is for Zucchini (Courgettes)

Zucchini might be cheating a little as we tend to call them courgettes in the UK but it allows me to return to the idea that you don’t need to travel far for writing ideas. No further than your own … Continue reading

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Writing magazine filler items

Earlier this year I wrote an article, Filler Fun, for the Writelink website (www.writelink.co.uk). This looked at the great variety of filler items used by various publications and the rewards they may offer in cash or prizes. A couple of … Continue reading

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Gardening for Writers

At this time of year, with everything bursting into life in the garden, there are generally plenty of jobs to do outdoors. It pays to take things slowly at first. A&E departments always know when the season starts as people … Continue reading

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