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MY BOOKS by a creative writing adviser including the one that saves her from 3am dark thoughts

The books that made Marcia Humphries, the National Creative Writing Adviser for U3A. The University of the Third Age is a UK-wide movement formed over 30 years ago which brings … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

CAPTURING THE QUIET MOMENTS… examples of good writing

I’ve come across three figures of speech that I like very much and thought I would share because of their gentle, soft quality. It’s easy to be dramatic. It’s much … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

NANOWRIMO five reasons why I am doing it this year (sort of).

1) Because I’m a slow writer. I want a stick of dynamite to blast me into novel number three while I’m editing novel number two. 2) Because I like the … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · 2 Comments