Tag Archives: Literature

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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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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The Literary Lurcher reviews Tales from the Garden by Sally Cronin

Our bloggy friend Sally Cronin has discovered that certain places are full of magic, gateways to the Fairy world. She’s lucky enough to live in one of those places and she’s written a book about the fascinating characters who share … Continue reading

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Quote Challenge Day 2: Albert Einstein

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein He might have been a nutty professor, but he did have some … Continue reading

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Interview With Author Annabelle Franklin

Originally posted on Sacha Black:
Please welcome Annabelle to this weeks author interview. You can find Anabelle on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads or Amazon especially her book pages Gateway to Magic and The Slapstyx. Without further ado, please welcome Annabelle. ? What are you currently writing/working…

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10 Great Facts about Writers and Dogs

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
Short facts about writers and their pet dogs – and the canine figures in the works of famous authors Fearing attacks from rivals, poet Alexander Pope rarely left his house without a brace of pistols…

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Message from Annabelle: 777 Writing Challenge

Millie’s taking a break today, as I’ve been nominated for the 777 Writing Challenge! Here’s da roolz: ‘The 777 challenge requires you go to Page 7 of your work-in-progress, scroll down to Line 7 and share the next 7 sentences … Continue reading

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The Linky Lurcher: Millie’s Meet and Greet

As a literary Lurcher I like to encourage my fellow writers, and I’m having a little blog party to celebrate the arrival of Spring in our corner of the world. You’re very welcome to come along and mingle – just … Continue reading

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Mercy Dogs

Human wars are crazy affairs, with people getting together in great packs and tearing each other apart. We didn’t know until recently that animals have to take part in this lunacy, with no choice in the matter. Back in ancient … Continue reading

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Message from Annabelle: The Attention-Seeking Shape Shifter

Fairyland is full of shapeshifters; they’re part of the natural balance.  But occasionally you’ll come across a shapeshifter who has gone out of control. Such a one is Nigel the Nuisance, who uses his shapeshifting to show off.  He practises … Continue reading

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