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The Nerd Gene

I envy writers who have the nerd gene. Nerdism is not a bad thing. Nerds are generally very patient and don’t lose their temper – essential qualities for online marketing. Nerds are capable of producing swanky websites with book trailer … Continue reading

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Short Story: You’re Fired!

‘I’m afraid we’re going to have to let you go,’ said Mr Blowhard. ‘What?’ cried the Captain. ‘You’re firing me?’ ‘You mustn’t think of it like that,’ said Mr Blowhard, trying to look kind. This didn’t come naturally to him, … Continue reading

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Some Spooky Action for #Halloween

Here’s an extract from my work in progress, a supernatural comedy for kids! Chapter One: Spooky Action Charlie Busby lay in bed, watching a spider as it built its web in the corner of the sloping ceiling. He could hear … Continue reading

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Pearl on #Brexit

Hi, Pearl here! When Snip and Frieda’s humans go out, they leave Radio 4 on to keep the dogs company, so Snip and Frieda are well informed about British politics. I, on the other hand, know very little about it, … Continue reading

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What Pearly thought of Dorian Greyhound

Hi, Pearl here! As promised in my last post, here are my thoughts on The Picture of Dorian Greyhound, which I have just finished reading. I immediately fell in love with Dorian, a beautiful and innocent young Greyhound who has … Continue reading

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Advice, please!

I recently read on a writing advice website that ‘He took a deep breath’ is a cliche. Now, I’ll admit we don’t want a character taking a deep breath every five minutes. However, in certain circumstances a human being does … Continue reading

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Flower Fail

I’m not having much luck growing flowers on Millie’s grave. I used one of those wildflower packs that contain a mix of seeds and compost. I followed all the instructions, put copper bands down to keep the slugs off, and watered … Continue reading

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Gateway to Magic

Originally posted on Kevin Cooper:
STEVEN IS A BOY WHO PLAYS TO WIN – BUT THIS IS NO GAME.THIS IS AN ADVENTURE HE CAN’T CONTROL.Steven Topcliff loves gaming but doesn’t believe in fairies or magic – until tricky cousin Tracy…

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Nightmare Hair #dreamdeeply

Have you ever wondered why you can go to bed with perfectly tidy hair and yet wake up in the morning looking like you’ve swapped heads with Worzel Gummidge? Maybe you thought it was down to tossing and turning in … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m Late!

I was sad when Millie crossed the Bridge last year, because I couldn’t follow her, and I thought that meant I wouldn’t see her again. But on New Year’s Eve, something strange happened. We were getting ready to go out, … Continue reading

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