BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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One of the Big Differences between Reading and Writing – Vickie Karp QUOTES FOR WRITERS

When we read, we start at the beginning and continue until we reach the end. When we write, we start in the middle and fight our way out.Vickie Karp Photo … Continue reading

July 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

Pickles and Perfidious Men – Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper can cope with BOTH

Mrs Finnegan ,the Celebrated Authority in affairs of the HEART and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT, is proud of her position as HOUSEKEEPER at The Regency Town House in Brighton and Hove, a town rich … Continue reading

July 26, 2022 · 4 Comments

Tension in Flash Fiction – Audrey Niven QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Make sure you actually tell a story. A descriptive vignette, however gorgeous, is not a flash story. A woman lolling in a hammock sipping cocktails is not enough. But if … Continue reading

July 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Which Sister Will He Choose? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Gives The Matter Serious Thought

Mrs Finnegan, the illustrious housekeeper at The Regency Town House, is ALWAYS willing to hand out advice, even if the recipient is NOT as pleased to get it as she … Continue reading

July 19, 2022 · 6 Comments

You can ignore real life if you want – Kate Grenville QUOTES FOR WRITERS

As a writer, you’re in the luxurious position of being able to take from life whatever you want, but to ignore life if you want to. You may find that … Continue reading

July 17, 2022 · 2 Comments

A Plain Boiled Man with Unruly Daughters needs the Help of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan is a Celebrated Authority on FAMILY matters as well as affairs of the HEART and is DELIGHTED to offer advice when not busy with her DUTIES as Housekeeper … Continue reading

July 12, 2022 · 4 Comments

Truth and Society – Selwyn Duke QUOTES FOR WRITERS

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak itSelwyn Duke(Usually attributed to George Orwell, Reuters fact-checked it and discovered it is only … Continue reading

July 10, 2022 · 2 Comments

A Little Peace and Quiet for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper (but only a little)

Mrs Finnegan is CURRENTLY relishing the unusual sensation of not having anything to worry about. She is DELIGHTED to immerse herself in her BULGING mail bag and is BUSY answering … Continue reading

July 5, 2022 · 8 Comments