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Never planned, corrected or directed - guidelines (poetics) of style.

I can’t remember all the literary words and phrases I would have once used to describe the headline above. Of course, i could look them up but then I would be possibly giving the impression that this is somehow planned; it isn’t. 507 more words

Day 159 - Smug

I spent the day in the kitchen today cooking and making snacks to have my family over tomorrow for my birthday.

It was lovely.  I really enjoyed pottering around making something come together. 165 more words

3 Reasons as to Why Some People Aren’t Getting Likes or Views on Their Posts (3 min read)

1. Not knowing your audience

Every single piece of content that you create needs to be geared around your readers. Okay, maybe not every piece, but for them most part at least 50%, so keep the following points in mind: 573 more words

Millionaire's Digest

Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

Challenge open Saturday 25th November 2017 – Thursday 30th November 2017

Welcome to the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge.

For those who have never dropped by before a new prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9am GMT. 216 more words


Jasmine takes sides

Last Sunday’s Observer newspaper was quite a bumper edition for transgender articles (hardly a week passes without something on the topic).  There was a full page profile of Grayson Perry and a full page article about the work of the Tavistock and Portman clinic which advises young people with gender issues and has seen a huge rise in demand for its services in recent years, particularly from girls transitioning to boys. 2 191 more words


It's #RIAuthor Month - Meet Heather Rigney

Not all mermaids are nice, some are nasty ... Enter the world of Evie (rhymes with heavy) McFagan–crappy mother, funeral director, functioning alcoholic and all around hot mess. 409 more words


To Say Or Not To Say.

Words; the lot of it comes unwillingly
So, take care of ‘what you are spilling’
It is in the eyes, mouth and shoulders
Hearing to ears, sight to the beholders… 131 more words