Words for Wednesday is a weekly meme started by Delores from Under the Porch Light (no longer blogging) a long time ago and it is hosted by various different bloggers. There are a different set of prompts each week, which can be words, phrases, music or an image. What we do with them is up to us: a short story, prose, a song, a poem or treating them with ignore. We can use some or all of the prompts.
The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. This is your news post, so personalize it! […]
The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. For the letter P, I’m talking about two of my writing weaknesses. Poetry I have a confession to make. I can’t write ‘serious poetry’. I’ve always admired T.S Elliott, Alan Ginsberg, Phillip […]
Throughout April I’m taking part in the Blogging from A-Z Challenge. I’ll be posting every day (except Sundays) on my chosen theme of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll. For the letter K, I’m looking into two of the minor characters from Alice in Wonderland, the King and Knave […]
Throughout April I’m taking part in the Blogging from A-Z Challenge. I’ll be posting every day (except Sundays) on my chosen theme of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll. For the letter J, I’m looking at Caroll’s famous fantasy monster, the Jabberwock. This frightening creature is the subject of the […]
When city-dwellers visit the Lincolnshire countryside, they often express their amazement that there is “so much sky”. My home county, the second largest in England, is characterised by wide open fields stretching right to the horizon. Apart from a beautiful cluster of hills known as “the Wolds” and the aptly-named “Steep Hill” in Lincoln, the area […]
For this challenge we were asked to create some book spine poems, which are poems created by mixing and matching book titles from our shelves. This was my favourite challenge last year so I was looking forward to having another go. It was harder this time as I didn’t want to use many of the same […]