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Camp NaNoWriMo – I’m a Winner!

Talk about leaving it till the last minute – 50223 / 50000 total words. I made the target! Yay and Phew! Jul 31, 2020 1200 words Jul 30, 2020 1000 words Jul 30, 2020 1000 words Now onto the next tasks! The Ten Penners … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo and next project

Here we are on the 30th July and I’ve added another little bit to my running total – 47023 / 50000 total words Jul 30, 2020 1400 words Jul 29, 2020 1000 words Jul 28, 2020 2000 words Jul 27, 2020 1000 words I hope to … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update …countdown

The final few days of Camp NaNoWriMo are here and I’m still just on the target line, but having done 2 hours or using my equation 1000 words = 1 hour, I’ve added 2000 words tonight. The running total is … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update 27th July

Since my last post, I’ve had some good days and some bad days, but never mind the end is in sight. Total words to the end of last night, but I’ve yet to start tonight. I’m under the timeline to … Continue reading

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Tribute to Jessica Blackadder

Australian author Jesse Blackadder, whose award-winning work ranged from historical fiction to books for children, has died aged 56 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Robert Moran, Sydney Morning Herald June 12, 2020 I met Jesse at a Gold Coast … Continue reading

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Book Reviews update

Here are a few of my recent Goodreads reviews. I’m reading lots this year and enjoying every page.  Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak review by Jill Smith This is a brilliant book. I feel like Markus Zusak carefully considered … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo update – Day 27 – nearly there!

Camp NaNoWriMo update – 2 1/2 hours this morning bringing my running total to 46985 and that includes dropping my chapters into a template – it’s looking like a book! Another glorious day everyone. Please continue to practice social distancing, … Continue reading

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My Year in Books 2019 – Part 2

Merry Christmas Everyone, five sleeps to go till Santa arrives. I’m continuing my year in books – Goodreads brief reviews or book blurbs. Fifty books will require two more posts. Here’s part two, as they are long reviews, part three … Continue reading

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My Year in Books 2019 wrap up

This is my Goodreads year in books. I aimed to read 45 books having struggled to read 40 last year and I’m happy to say I managed to read 50 books and still have a couple more to go. These … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Stories launched…

The Spooktacular book launch yesterday 12th October 2019 was great fun. Lots of book signing, kids activities, face painting and best of all l met many talented creative people who inspire me. Here are some pictures courtesy of Maria of … Continue reading

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