Category Archives: #Love

The Day I Met My Mother


Originally posted on The Magic of Stories:
by Karen J Mossman ? This story has hung around in my head for twenty odd years. Now and again it pops up and it still makes me chuckle. The question I always…

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How Difficult is it to Trace Ancestors Whose Surname is SMITH?


RESEARCHING MY SMITH ANCESTORS       When I fist thought about doing some research on my family tree, I thought it would be an almost impossible task because my maiden surname was SMITH, a really common surname. My brother’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to Women in Horror 2019 – Introducing poet and author of horror fiction – Joanne Van Leerdam


Originally posted on Unusual Fiction :
Welcome to the first of our WiHM 2019 Author Interviews on Unusual Fiction. It gives me great pleasure to introduce, once again, poet and writer of horror fiction – Joanne Van Leerdam. Joanne Van Leerdam…

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How Not To Do Book Promotion.


Originally posted on WordyNerdBird:
Every author I know dreams of finding the perfect ‘set and forget’ book promotion.? I’m here with some bad news: it doesn’t exist.? Effective book promotion is about engagement and communication.? It’s letting people know your…

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What’s Cooking?


A powerful new aroma rose drew demons from near and far to the enormous kitchen.? “I smell sea salt,” moaned Festus as he wiped his drool on his sleeve. “Do you really? I smell Vegemite!” exclaimed Provokus. “You’re both wrong.…

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A Change That Is Long Overdue.


Originally posted on WordyNerdBird:
I have reached a new landmark in my journey of self-acceptance and self-care:  I have finally decided to stop saying and thinking horrible things about myself.  When I posted this image last night, a friend responded…

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I have a cunning plan….


Originally posted on Kirsten Nairn:
And this is it….I set my alarm for 5.30 (yes, am) in full knowledge that my family will still be in the realms of deep sleep and nothing bar a full-on emergency will waken them.…

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The life of a secret writer


Originally posted on Kirsten Nairn:
I write in secret! No one, not even family or friends know I write, but the only problem with that is I can’t just close the door and put up a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign,…

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A Taster


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An Interview with author Carole Parkes


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
Interviewing the Author, Carole Parkes I was born in Liverpool, England in 1945, after the war had ended. Seventy years later, I can look back on a life that is mainly a…

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Father’s Day Memories of My Dad


What can I say about my lovely caring father? I have nothing but praise for him.  He died aged ninety-seven and was until the very last, the most gentle, kindest, and loving man I know, except maybe for my husband … Continue reading

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If You Weren’t Here – Poem


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INGREDIENTS FOR LASTING LOVE


Ingredients For Lasting Love The one thing in life we all look for is LOVE. Just think of all the songs written about it, like  the Beatles’ song ‘All You Need is Love’ or the thousands of other love songs … Continue reading

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Winter Cave Poems: Diary of a Caving and Creative Writing Project


Source: Winter Cave Poems: Diary of a Caving and Creative Writing Project

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Has it really been a year?


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
I was scrolling through old Facebook messenger conversations yesterday and I came across some I had with a few of our advanced readers at this time last year! I can’t believe it’s…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!


Do you remember this phrase as the first words when Frosty the Snowman first came to life from wearing the magician’s hat? Frosty was in awe and wonder at the world around him. Well, that was exact… Source: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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“Your Last Breath” by Carole Parkes and Doug Lafuze


Originally posted on Between the Beats:
?   I was attracted to this book because the blurb said it’s about an author who takes extreme steps to write the perfect suspenseful thriller. Battling writer’s block he finds the only way…

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What Will You Have When It Is Over? ‹ Reader — WordPress.com


This is so true. Take notice, folks!   Source: What Will You Have When It Is Over? ‹ Reader — WordPress.com  

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Why on earth do you want to farm?


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
I am reposting this from a previous blog I had since it was kind of popular, and I am really feeling sentimental today. “Why on earth do you want to farm”?  I…

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