Category Archives: Writers Campaign

Titbits of information for Writers

Hi, I’ve been missing in action here on my blog for a while so thought I would share some writing resources, titbits of information and some exciting news. In the world of writing it is as I have come to … Continue reading

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“Books for Children – thanks to Big Brother Mouse”

Ever wondered what it would be like to have never seen a “book”. Never know what it was like to turn a page and leap into a world of wonder and make believe. Have you ever imagined never knowing about … Continue reading

Posted in Children's literature, Folklore / multicultural, Interviews, Literature, Picture book, Writers Campaign | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Reflection on PiBoldMo Month

Often when I am driving to work, or dozing off to sleep at night, an idea, a really amazing idea for a story will hit me like an electric shock. But either, when I get to work and the immediate … Continue reading

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Rachel’s First Campaigner Challenge

I have joined a Writers Challenge Campaigner and this is Rachel’s. Write a short story/flash fiction story in 200 words or less, excluding the title. It can be in any format, including a poem. Begin the story with the words, … Continue reading

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“First Post” …. or “Favourite Post”

Yikes! I am suddenly realising that I am very quickly having to learn to just post straight off the cuff with no pre writing, pre thinking, pre procrastinating or umming and arrring whatsoever….oh so very unlike me! But I guess if I want to … Continue reading

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“Okay, why not have a Go” *gulp*

Well this is new to me, and usually when I post anything and I mean anything, I like to write it out first, think about it, procrastinate (if that’s what you want to call it) before posting, I always feel … Continue reading

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“Writers’ Platform-Builder’s Campaign”

I heard from a couple of writing friends about the Third Writers’ Platform-Builder’s Campaign, organized by Rachael of Rach Writes.   This is an outstanding opportunity for writers and bloggers to meet, blog, and support each other. According to Rachael:  ”The Campaign is a … Continue reading

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Book Reading Challenge: Book No.30

Tomie dePaola is one author I would love to meet, his effervescence to life is so contagious. I remember the first time I saw him at the BEA Breakfast in New York, (via internet). Julie Andrews was hosting and when she introduced … Continue reading

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