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Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth…

Reviewed by Jill Smith copyright Oct21 cover Beauty in Thorns Beauty in Thornsby Kate Forsyth (Goodreads Author)Jill Smith's review Oct 25, 2021 Georgiana and her sister and brother had been reading Grimm's Household Stories. Georgiana particularly loved the story of 'Sleeping Beauty.' Ted Jones came to visit Harold as a school friend he enjoyed the company of the… Continue reading Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth…

NaNoWriMo prep time

NaNoWriMo prep editing tips…

making books magical I've decided to remind myself of some basic editing tips as I approach a month of cleaning up a manuscript I've not visited for a while. I'm sharing this information from:- WRITING FOR AUTHORS 07/24/2018 06:50 pm PDT  Updated 9 days ago 17 Weak Words to Avoid in Your Writing By Catia Shattuck https://mybookcave.com/authorpost/17-weak-words-to-avoid-in-your-writing/ Exact… Continue reading NaNoWriMo prep editing tips…

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Gold Coast Writers Meeting October 21

Great meeting today at Gold Coast Writers, Saturday 16th, October. Gail Tagarro on editing was so interesting. So was Geneve Flynn who spoke about Speculative Fiction in all it’s guises. I’ll post about this on my blog over the next couple of days. Me with my friend Gail Tagarro Gail Tagarro Geneve Flynn Now it’s… Continue reading Gold Coast Writers Meeting October 21

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Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs review…

Ishmael Leseur #2 Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs by Michael Gerard Bauer Reviewed by Jill Smith copyright Aug 2016 Dugongs cover This is the middle book of the Ishmael series. Typical teenage boys just obsessed with getting the girls of their dreams, really over simplifies this brilliant book. Again Ishmael is besotted with Kelly… Continue reading Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs review…