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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 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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NF Reads an interview with Jill Smith

I’m delighted to be able to present interview questions by Tony of NF Reads, with me! Here’s the link to this inspiring site. Interview With Author Jill Smith Introduce myself I have always been a writer. My first memory of … Continue reading

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Somerset StoryFest Report – part eight

Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part eight Now the best part of Somerset is there are times you can get more bang for your buck by going to panel sessions. The sure to be winners in my book. This year I … Continue reading

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Somerset StoryFest Report 2019 – part seven

Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part seven This was the session I changed from my original purchases.  Mainly because having been moved by Clare Sultmann’s story on Wednesday I felt this story of recovery over adversity would be of more interest … Continue reading

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Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part four

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Four LUNCH – In my previous post, I said I changed sessions. I did go to the ticket office during the lunch session. I didn’t get to see who was slimed, although I suspect … Continue reading

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McAllister by Jenny Old reviewed by Jill Smith

This memoir covers an eighteen-year span of Jenny’s life from her meeting and falling in love with her man who took her to a property that was as remote as any can be in the Gulf of Carpentaria. It is … Continue reading

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Somerset Celebration of Literature Part 2

Summary of my day at Somerset 15th March 2018 – Part Two By Jill Smith©May 2018 This session was in the Performing Arts Centre which I had to dash to as my session with Jaclyn ended at 10 am and this … Continue reading

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Book Review – Goodbye to Italia

  Book Review by Jill Smith©Jan18 Title: Goodbye to Italia Author: Marisa Parker Publisher: Self-published Mariolina lives with her mother and grandmother in Torino, Northern Italy. We see the world through her eyes as she waits with her grandmother, in … Continue reading

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Australians Celebrating life…

Here we are enjoying Australia Day on Friday 26th January 18 We hope everyone in Australia was able to munch on meat pies, Anzacs, lamingtons, iced vovo’s, we even had clinkers and musk sticks, wine, beer with great company. We … Continue reading

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