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Back Catalogue


It’s time to go through stuff. I’ve shedloads, literally: comics, SF paperbacks, & Fantasy, Penguin Classics, PC Games (in their boxes) etc. This time it’s my back catalogue. Advertisements

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Writing Groups near Burnley


Over the past two years I’ve been to various writing groups: Hasiwriters (based in Haslingden Library) Irwell Writers (meet in the Mosses, Bury) Holmfirth Writers (meet in Holmfirth Library) Slaithwaite Writers (meet in Slaithwaite Library) Drop-in Writing Workshop (meet in Brewed … Continue reading

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Burnley, Championship Champions


09/05/2016 It’s Decision Time ‘cos the Burnley Promotion Party (including the aftermath of the FA fiasco but let’s not get ahead of ourselves) is ready to roll. I live in Helmshore but work in Littleborough. It’s Monday afternoon and I’m waiting … Continue reading

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Making sense of your writing


Starting out You can never be sure that your writing is up to the mark. Early on I experimented with plot structure — you know the sort of thing, parallel threads, multiple points of view, written on different levels… all in … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Writing Groups


Why be in a Writing Group? The answer differs from person to person; some like the general social aspect, others want to immerse themselves in bookish conversations. I fall into the latter type – I go to get feedback so … Continue reading

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Hasiwriters / Fantasy – Horror Project


Since April 2010 my local writing group, Hasiwriters, has met in Haslingden Library. Hasiwriters (a contraction of Haslingden Writers) has finally made its way into my memory cells. From a lifetime of made up words, I’ve an instinctive aversion to new … Continue reading

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Unfinished Tales – Update


Well, that’s it for now. I’ve self-edited 165,000 words which equates to around 70 stories over the past two months. In between I’ve attended my eldest daughter’s graduation ceremonies, ferried all three daughters (and son) about, dealt with the trauma of a pet cat dying (that … Continue reading

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Updates on Hasiwriters Anthology


The editing of the Hasiwriters anthology continues apace. I’ve given some thought to the book launch (which is still several months off). A number of options are possible but the most desirable – a local bookshop – is off the … Continue reading

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Unfinished Stories


Update as of 03/11/15 —The point about writing groups is writing. Attend them and find topics which interest you, as a writer. An outcome of this is unfinished stories. Those who attend writing groups will know what this means – … Continue reading

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