Tag Archives: Inspiration

Attitude of Grumpitude

It’s a strange fact of life that we dogs start out much younger than our human companions, but end up much older – and often wiser. As a pup I was taught certain things that seemed illogical to me. One of … Continue reading

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One Foot In Storyland

“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” – Franz Kafka As a Literary Lurcher I love to write, but I can only do it through Annabelle, via smellepathy. When Annabelle is busy writing her own stuff, I don’t get … Continue reading

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Too Many Pee-Mails

We storyhounds are an invaluable resource for writers of fairy tales, fantasy and the supernatural because we can astral project to other dimensions and bring back vital nuggets of information. Working alone, a single storyhound – or even a pair … Continue reading

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On Muses And Lurcher Love

Pearl and I aren’t getting enough attention from Annabelle at the moment. She still makes a fuss of us and attends to our daily needs, but we can tell her mind is on her new book. We try to help with her research by … Continue reading

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Millie Waxes Lyrical

Listen to the colours of your mind Leave your small anxieties behind Open up your heart and you will find You’re dreaming Live streaming

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Spooky Writing Competition!

  Swansea and District Writers Circle is is putting together an anthology with a supernatural theme, which they plan to publish next Halloween. As well as submitting their own contributions, they’re inviting non-members to submit short stories, poems and scripts … Continue reading

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Annabelle’s Oddness: #SoCS #JusJoJan 23

I know I’m considered odd – even by my friends and family. To write for children, you have to be a child. This means you must never grow up – you must be a child for the whole of your … Continue reading

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#JusJoJan 21st: Annabelle’s guilty pleasure

Typical conversation in the Big Brother House: ‘What exactly is your problem with me?’ ‘You’re a drama queen. Let’s not have any more drama tonight, OK?’ ‘Errr… have you ever actually watched this show before you came in here?’ ‘Of … Continue reading

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#JusJoJan 9th: SocS – An Adult Fairy Tale

  The Robins The Robin family lived in Tweet Cottage in Appletree Road in Dingley Woods.  There was Mr and Mrs Robin and their two children Tommy and Timmy. One day Mrs Robin was cooking bacon and eggs in the … Continue reading

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#JusJoJan 7th: Writer’s Block

We’re not sure about this Just Jot It business. We came across it yesterday and thought we’d have a go, but since then we’ve discovered other bloggers are doing it every day, and inspiration is pretty thin on the ground … Continue reading

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