Month: May 2022

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Book Review: Listen to Me

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Listen to Me by Tess Gerritsen Many thanks to both NetGalley and to Random House UK/Transworld Publishers/Bantam Press for letting me see an…

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Publishing Challenge! Chapter 14

Chapter 14 It’s been 3 weeks since my last publication challenge post. This is because I was really busy over that period, apart from the last week when I finally…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 20 May

Chapter 20: Week commencing Friday 20 May Friday I really didn’t feel like doing any work on Thursday, especially after the writing marathon the previous day/night. But I still had…

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The portable garden this week: 26 May 2022

More excitement in the garden this week as the first of the strawberries started to show. We think every one of the strawberry plants will fruit again this year. They’re getting…

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Book Review: Pirate Queens

This feature is in association with NetGalley. Pirate Queens by Rebecca Alexandra Simon Many thanks to both NetGalley and to Pen & Sword for letting me see an advance reader’s…

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Publications last week and this week

The week before last, I was stupidly busy trying to finish a ghostwriting instalment. I did it, but it meant much of my other work was neglected. So I was…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 13 May

Chapter 19: Week commencing Friday 13 May Friday I was so busy on Friday I didn’t even realise it was Friday the 13th. The first job I got out of…

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The portable garden this week: 19 May 2022

Exciting news this week. The tomato plants finally arrived after weeks and weeks of waiting. This was a collection I ordered from a magazine, but now they are here, we…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 6 May

Chapter 18: Week commencing Friday 6 May Friday Okay, hopefully I’ve learnt from not writing the diary as I go along, so today I’m here, at my desk, reporting for…

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The portable garden this week: 12 May 2022

While the poet did fit in 30 minutes to cut the front lawns on Saturday, we didn’t get into the garden again at the weekend beyond that. There wasn’t anything…

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Book Review: The Stories of my Life

This feature is in association with NetGalley. The Stories of my Life by James Patterson Many thanks to both NetGalley and to Random House UK for letting me see an…

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Publishing Challenge! Chapter 13

Chapter 13 Publication Day! Today sees the publication of another Wordsworth Collection. Flash Fiction 2: Another Five Very Short Stories is exactly what it says it is. The book consists…

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Diary of a Tiger: w/c Fri 29 April

Chapter 17: Week commencing Friday 29 April Friday I’m writing much of this week’s diary in retrospect and I can’t for the life of me remember what kept me so…

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The portable garden this week: 5 May 2022

No, this isn’t one of our cornflowers, but I hope we have some of these soon. Nothing to report from the portable garden this week, other than that the cornflower…

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Publication Day Yesterday!

Due to another long weekend, and another one taken off, yesterday’s publishing challenge post has been postponed. However, the short story Wedding of the Year was published yesterday. This is…