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That Watershed Moment

That Watershed Moment We all have them in our lives, the moment when something changes. The moment when the catalyst appears and is activated. The moment when everything shifts. Sometimes we are aware, at the time, that this is a … Continue reading

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Packing Light – a Writer’s Travelogue Part One

Packing Light – a Writer’s Travelogue Part One I know a lot of people make a living at travel writing, and I must confess the thought crossed my mind as I set off on a week-long, midwinter family break to … Continue reading

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My Funny Valentine

My funny Valentine I wonder if it has always been the case that love is the focus of most fiction. Creative, twisting plots, thrillers, tragedies, romance . . . all seem to be focus on the concept of love. Getting … Continue reading

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One Month to Go . . . . . !

Well, today marks one month exactly until Inshallah, my first published novel is released. Today the publishers told me they are pushing the button to start the print run – making my longest held dream a reality. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Writing my Life

I opened my We’Moon 2014 diary today, as I was feeling unhinged from my creative and spiritual self, too tied down to the material, the busy-bee me, the old me drained by giving, giving, giving. That sense of wanting to … Continue reading

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Travel Writing

A return to real life after more than two weeks’ hiatus is more than a little challenging. We set off on the Thursday afternoon to drive to Manchester, and stayed in a motel-type hotel overnight, before flying to Goa, India, … Continue reading

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Twelve thousand word marathon

I’m writing this with sore wrists and aching hands. Today has been a marathon day of writing, a rare day when all the factors needed to make me write well and effectively slotted into place. I woke early, after a … Continue reading

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