Category Archives: On Writing

Hard Work

I wasn’t sure about answering Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt this week. Since moving, time seems always in short supply and the wordcount is high. Moreover, though I rake through my mind, nothing crops up… unlike the weeds in my new … Continue reading

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Harken: Advance Warning

I’m moving home. But as yet I don’t know when. It could be next week, it could be in a month’s time. The one thing I am sure of is it’s already causing turmoil and it’s going to get worse. … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly — Lauren Willmore

Learning to Fly: The Spinner’s Game Continues by Crispina Kemp My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read an early version of Learning to Fly and loved it. I’ve also read all the previous Spinner’s Game books, but this isn’t … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING Learning to Fly

The Spinner’s Game Continues… Medievalist Neve is delighted to find herself surrounded by swirling colours and foot-stomping music in Regin-jarl’s mead hall… even if her presence is dependent on the memories of a banished angel. Prompted by the angel to … Continue reading

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Update: March 2021

It’s been a while, so it’s not surprising if you thought I’d deserted you. Of course, I have not; but I have had to redistribute my time. A year ago, when I released The Spinner’s Game for sale on Amazon, … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #121

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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A Universe Apart

Your eyes, though they’ve never seen me, draw me Your lips, though they’ve never tasted me, caress me Your arms, though the centuries pass, enfold me While your soul, never ending, calls to me Though our hearts beat a universe … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #119

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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He’ll Eat You Up and Gobble You Down

I’d heared of him; he lived in the hills above our town. “Don’t you go there,” our mother would say. “He’ll eat you up and gobble you down.” We thought him a gobelin or ogre or such, created out of … Continue reading

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CCC117: Learning to Fly

Neve refused to speak to Raesan until safely arrived at the heliport. And the tension… like she sat in a bath with someone butter-fingered holding a bar-heater above her. It was a wonder the combined anger of Rat and Raesan … Continue reading

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