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John Staffhand: a Short Story by Rosie Reast

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This exclusive short story started life as a fantasy writing prompt.

Why I Write

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Last year was a difficult one for writing and I gave serious consideration to mothballing my website and having a complete long term break from writing. This forced me to examine why I had so much of my time putting… Continue Reading →

2019 Goals

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Last week I shared my review of 2018, (which you can find here).┬áSo now I thought I would share my goals for the year ahead. They are not super ambitious but hopefully are attainable. Read 33 books. For the last… Continue Reading →

Dealing with the Overwhelm

Recently I have been feeling super overwhelmed in most aspects of my life. I never seem to have the time to write, (meaning I’ve turned into a writer who doesn’t really write); I’ve once again been neglecting to blog. (I… Continue Reading →

Farewell to Google Plus

Back in 2011 I received an email inviting me to join an exciting new social media platform. That platform was Google Plus. At first I didn’t really get much out of the platform and after a brief play around with… Continue Reading →

February 2019 Favourites

This month has been a bit of a crazy one, with not much time for anything except work and spending time with the kids. Mostly thanks to a sneaky mid month ear infection. What I’m reading On Writing by Stephen… Continue Reading →

January 2019 Favourites

Since nearly giving up on writing at the end of last year I have been refocusing on things I enjoy and making sure I leave enough mental space to allow new story ideas to flourish. So as January 2019 is… Continue Reading →

2018 Review

Normally in a post like this I would start by reviewing 2018, sharing word counts and time spent on writing. But I’m not going to do that this time. 2018 was a good year for me in general, I have… Continue Reading →

Accountability post 29th Oct 2018

It’s been a busy old week with half term happening. I had a bit of free time mid week and was able to sort out a few things at home, cleaning the oven and other essential life admin things. Most… Continue Reading →

NanoWrimo 2018 the plan…

With NanoWrimo (or national novel writing month) just a few days away it’s time to cement my plans for the coming month. Hopefully by planning well I will manage to write 50000 words of my next book in November and… Continue Reading →

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