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Hurrah for Small Beginnings!

“Mighty Things from Small Beginnings” (Dryden) In our previous posts we looked at the ways we might prepare for this moment. We considered how we might keep a journal, get ideas, grow ideas, avoid writers block and getting stuck with … Continue reading

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In A Fankle?

Fankle is a word we use here in the west of Scotland to mean a tangle, muddle, or state of confusion. It’s easy to get into a fankle with your fiction, so I’m here to make some suggestions that might … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal (Fiction vs Reality)

In the last two posts there were some suggestions about where you might find ideas. There will be more in the next post, too, when you begin looking at how to grow one into a story. Often an idea springs … Continue reading

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