Monthly Archives: November 2014

Haiku-a-day: day 33 of 365

Haiku… Modern-day books or nineteenth-century novels? Authors’ dreams in print Inspiration… I’ve spent the past few months reading quite a few nineteenth century novels, as part of a course I signed up for, before swapping it for the Creative Writing … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

I am delighted and honored to have been nominated for a Liebster award, by Forth Generation Farm Girl. I’ve only been blogging for two months, but I’ve already connected with so many interesting and lovely people.  It came as such … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 32 of 365

Haiku… Creative Writing; brandishing the writer’s soul in sentences of prose Inspiration… I’ve been working through the OU’s A215 course book; known as the Big Red Book, or the Creative Writing Bible for want of a better metaphor, for most … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 31 of 365

Haiku… Ernest Hemingway The Hemingway Kitty Cat Nobel Laureate Inspiration… I came across an interesting sight about Ernest Hemingway and found out that his six-toed cat fathered quite a few other polydactyl cats – the name is synonymous with polydactyly: … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 30 of 365

Haiku… Detective novels about policeman poet; her generous gift Inspiration… Author P.D. James passed away today, aged 94. She will be remembered for her great gifts to bibliophiles, worldwide. Her most famous novels centre around the poet policeman, Adam Dalgliesh … … Continue reading

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Calling off the wedding

This is an activity from the A215 Creative Writing Course that I’m doing with the OU. It requires the same scenario (a woman calling off her wedding) to be written in both third-person limited omniscience and third-person omniscient points of … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 29 of 365

Haiku… I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee, clouds in my coffee and… Inspiration… I heard Carly Simon’s famous song, ‘You’re So Vain’, on the radio this morning. It gave me an idea, as you can see. … Continue reading

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