Category Archives: On Writing

A Gentle Reminder this Bright Day in May

On this bright and sunny day in May, I’d just like to say… … all five books of The Spinner’s Game historical epic fantasy are currently on sale on Amazon, as paperbacks and as ebooks on Kindle Unlimited. Go get … Continue reading

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Beta Readers Wanted for Learning to Fly

BETA READERS WANTED FOR WORK-IN-PROGRESS Learning to Fly: The blurb When Neve’s grandma dies, she decides now is a good time to find her mother… only to decide against it when she discovers she’ll have to take a long-haul flight. … Continue reading

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Beta Readers Wanted: Learning to Fly

BETA READERS WANTED FOR WORK-IN-PROGRESS Learning to Fly: The blurb When Neve’s grandma dies, she decides now is a good time to find her mother… only to decide against it when she discovers she’ll have to take a long-haul flight. … Continue reading

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CCC76: Marjorie Dore

Marjorie Dore crouched in front of the tree Marjorie Dore cocked her head the better to see. Mama told me fairies live here Mama said I had to beware Are you listening, fairies? Do you hear? Then best you take … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #76

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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In High Traffic Season

Obsolete concrete hacked from the pavement Ear-muffled crew pneumatic hammering Why must they leave it till high-traffic season? Can anyone tell me the reason? 24 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Obsolete

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Stop Press: The Spinner’s News

Okay, so I’ve been sitting on this for a week, so it’s not really “Stop Press” news. But anyway… Last Tuesday the books I had ordered from Amazon arrived. The full set of The Spinner’s Game These are my gift … Continue reading

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A Beta Reader’s Desk – Crispina Kemp’s The Spinner’s Game Series — Janthina Images – Photo Journal

♦ I have enjoyed the storytelling of Crispina Kemp for a few years which she has so generously shared with us on her WordPress site. The world of her Feast Fables and Asaric Tales has been shaped and polished into … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Wedding Cake

Ellie tore the vines and grasses from the chest, opened it and dug deep to the bottom, To pull out a small package, wrapped in a plane leaf, darkly brittle. Black, the cube of hard pudding. Yellow, the icing, leached … Continue reading

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Update ReadEveryBooks Scam

First, the situation with the tweeter, Eunice Beckman. Tweets began on 3rd March 2020. To date, 800+ tweets have been posted. That’s 800+ books linked to the we-books.ga site. See the screenshots that follow. I haven’t checked out all the … Continue reading

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