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Writing psychologically


 How popular the psychological thriller is currently! Writing psychologically involves one character messing with another’s

Civil war 1644 – recreating history


  Near Melksham there is a lovely manor house built in the 1460s by Thomas Tropnell. The Arts and Crafts gardens are worth visiting in their own right, as is the manor itself but on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6thAUGUST 2017 from 10am there is an ENGLISH CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT EVENT    Admission £5 for […]

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Fiction: EVERY character counts.


An exhibition of Breugel is showing at the Holburne, Bath, the first UK exhibition devoted

Icy Short Story – performance art


‘Icy short story’ could feature a crime, an arctic setting, or a scientific experiment –

Writers, do you beautify your main character?


The recent TV production, VICTORIA, enchanted viewers in the first three episodes thanks to the

Genre? Striking a new note.


  What genre? Writers are always advised to be clear about their book’s genre and

Writer blogs and their lifetime


Some few years ago I began my first writer blog: http://fictionalcharacterswriting.blogspot.com. But I didn’t want

Writing a suitable home


Settling in at home – again? Who is to decide what ‘home’ is ‘suitable’? How

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