Month: June 2021

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay Up, up and away Here are two ideas that sort of come under the same umbrella. Forty years ago next year, on 2 July…

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New diary this week!

I started Monday off with some study time. I’ve downloaded 6 free courses from Reedsy that each consists of 10 x 5-minute ‘lessons’. So six of them equal 30 minutes…

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Paperback publishing stalled…

… and it’s not because of me. Once I’d done a load of household chores, I arrived at my desk at 10:05am on Friday. When I’m supposed to be there…

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At last! I published a paperback!

I’ve been sharing friend links to Facebook for the Night Crawler chapters on Medium religiously as I’ve been publishing them. But on Tuesday night, when I sent a friend link for…

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Bit of a surprise

Image by LukasBasel from Pixabay Monday evening finished on a bit of a surprise when the ghostwriting client sent an email asking two things: Could we make the new story…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by lucatelles from Pixabay The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau Twenty-five years ago next year, on 25 June 1997, marine conservationist and legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau died at the…

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A productive Monday

Monday was a good and productive day. Mondays usually are my best days for work output… then it’s all downhill from there! Before I even got up I received a…

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Last week & this week

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay I forgot to mention in Friday’s post that the two publications I applied to join as a contributor both came back with acceptances. I’m really…

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1,000 followers!

Whoo-hoo! While I was working away during the week, I didn’t notice that we’d limped over the 1,000 followers line. Wahay! Well done to everyone who shared, and a very…

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Burning the midnight oil

Image by Bessi from Pixabay Tuesday After my mammoth writing session on Monday, the plan was to take it easy on Tuesday. I’d finished working at about 3:30am and I…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Terri Stalons from Pixabay The Falklands Conflict Forty years ago next year, on 14 June 1982, The Falklands War ended. I’m old enough to remember when the Falklands…

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Weekend working again

Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Despite still being busy, I finished work at 5pm on Friday. I already knew I’d be working at the weekend, and we needed to…

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Yes, we WORK FROM HOME!

Image by Pexels from Pixabay It occurred to me, after I posted Friday’s post, that I’d summed up the week without actually completing the week. I still had a whole…

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Best laid plans of mice and men

Image by Please Don’t sell My Artwork AS IS from Pixabay I had such plans to plough through the work before the poet got home from his work trip. And…

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Getting better

Image by Prawny from Pixabay I might not be clearing stuff off my to-do list in the order I’m supposed to, but I am keeping busy rather than faffing. Or…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts

Image by Flybynight from Pixabay Choose one of the topics, and then brainstorm. Fiction and non-fiction, topical but no evergreens this time. Judy Garland One hundred years ago next year,…

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Must focus

Image by Hier und jetzt endet leider meine Reise auf Pixabay aber from Pixabay With such a long to-do list I really ought to try and focus more. My self-discipline…

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Pumping up the busy

Image by David Bruyland from Pixabay Phew! This one’s a long read. I’d go and get a coffee if I were you… I’m back at work today, after a week’s…

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Plan for June 2021 (Mahoosive list alert!)

I’m a bit late to the June party. This is because I’m actually on holiday this week. I’ve been doing odds and sods as well, but we’ve also be taking…

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Wednesday Writing Prompts (on Thursday)

Image by waldiwkl from Pixabay I’m a day late this week but, hey, better late than never. Choose one of the topics, and then brainstorm. Fiction and non-fiction; topical and…

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May wrap-up

Wednesday Writing Prompts will be here on Thursday this week. Here’s how the month of May went: My writing Project Management for Writers – finish writing book 1 of 5…