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The Prompt Pot – Magic

Wow – and welcome to this week’s Prompt Pot writing challenge here at Newshound to Novelist. Can you believe it’s our four-week anniversary already? A massive thanks to everyone who has taken part so far. There were some beautiful and … Continue reading

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‘Write your way’ – Barbara Copperthwaite shares her tips with Author Advice

Barbara Copperthwaite is the author of psychological thrillers Invisible and Flowers for the Dead. Both were self-published and have been Amazon best sellers. Continue reading

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‘Feed your self-belief till it’s fat and happy’ – Holly Müller shares her writing tips with Author Advice

Holly Müller Holly Müller is a Welsh writer and musician whose debut novel My Own Dear Brother is published worldwide by Bloomsbury. She is currently working towards a PhD in Creative Writing. She is the singer, lyricist and violinist in … Continue reading

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Rock Fall (Yeah Write #250 – Microstory)

He dared me to do it. “Go on Siobhan, climb to the top!” “Scared of heights,” I shrugged. “You give it a go Mal.” He almost made it. I still remember the expression on his face as he fell from … Continue reading

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Bath Time Bear (Yeah Write #250 – A Short Story)

“Mum-mee!” The scream echoed throughout my body and rattled furiously against my bones. It was one of those cries which had the power to send all parents into hysteria. I ran upstairs to where the sound was coming from, struggling … Continue reading

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Are you there voice? It’s me, Donna – (Yeah Write #250 – Non-Fiction)

When did I lose my voice? I last remember having it a couple of months back when blogging was still fun, when I made time to publish posts, and before I became bogged down with life. The aim of the … Continue reading

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Air (Yeah Write #249 – Microstory)

I wanted to know how far down it went, so swam until it turned dark and cold. As I floated to the surface I feared I wouldn’t make it in time. The Verdon River was 700 metres deep. It still haunts me.  

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Rising Star (Literary Lion – Week One)

It is incredibly difficult to write a six word story, but that is the challenge set this week by Laura Gabrielle Feasey via her Literary Lion feature. Yes it is easy enough to put six words together to make a … Continue reading

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‘Trust your instincts’ – Bestselling crime writer Elizabeth Haynes shares writing tips with Author Advice

Elizabeth Haynes Elizabeth Haynes is the author of five crime novels, including her debut Into the Darkest Corner which won Amazon UK’s Rising Stars award in 2011 and was featured in Channel 4’s TV Book Club. Into the Darkest Corner has … Continue reading

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Singing – Yeah Write Microstory #243

I sing it to you daily. The words pour out of my mouth, cascading, like waves closing in around us. Every. Single. Day. I belt out the same tune. Tonight I am singing louder. I love you. Hear it this … Continue reading

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