Round Robin – 2023 starts here

A new image from the talented Connie Vines And the topic is: New Beginnings – how…

Welcome 2023

Happy New Year dear visitors. The image above is from my collection of ‘photographs I might…

AWAY FROM THE MANGER – A Christmas Story

Creel Christmas Tree, Ullapool As has been my practice over the last few years, I’m uploading…

Diary of a Writer – October Prompt

In the Woods The Wise Owl. Another beautiful group. Do I forage? Only for brambles! I…

Round Robin – August 2022

This month’s topic is How do you create your characters–their quirks, habits, values, and what part they…

Baby Steps – #Amwriting

Devil Baby, Melbourne Festival 2011 Okay, folks, I’ve got some characters – a house, or two…

June Round Robin – Through a Glass darkly

June Have you ever included current social, political, or environmental problems in any of your stories or…

Diary of a Writer – June Prompt

On Offer for a limited time 99p It is always a prompt to remember that you’ve…

Round Robin – May 2022

What are your favorite things to do when you need to get away from a stalled…

Diary of a Writer – Admin

Some time ago Tackling some long-g-g-g overdue admin tasks included clearing out a file dated 2010.…

Re-reading is such a Pleasure

City of Discoveries Gathering momentum towards the final resolutions, City of Discoveries has been a joy…

Diary of a Writer – April Prompt

London Will this edited photo of me, taken by my Uni friend, Miranda Kennet, inspire anyone?…

A Second Life

City of Discoveries Re-running on the People’s Friend website is my anniversary serial set in Dundee…

ROUND ROBIN – February

Describe a flawed character you might use as a heroine or hero in a story. How…

And – on to the next?

Hold it! Are there persistent ideas easing their way into your brain? Is there one in…

Diary of a Writer February Prompt

RBGE Coming up for Valentine’s Day and do I have a romantic notion in my head?…

Round Robin – Writing of the Pandemic

:Thanks to Connie Vines for this month’s topic. How are you dealing with the COVID pandemic…

It’s in the Jar

A Quality Product Not these jars – well, probably some of these jars as the actual…

Diary of a Writer – January 2022 Prompt

At a summer event So few of us attended any sizeable events in 2021, I thought…

ROUND ROBIN – DECEMBER

How do your family experiences translate into writing scenes? Rhobin has asked. Good question but difficult…

A CHRISTMAS TALE: Warning – SENTIMENTAL

Christmas? Not this year, thank you. DEAR GRANNY NUISANCE By ANNE STENHOUSE © “Sean,” Caro said.…

ROUND ROBIN – THAT FLAWED OR EVIL CHARACTER

Maybe it’s a follow-on from the Hallowe’en mindset but in November Rhobin has asked us about…

DIARY OF A WRITER

DIARY OF A WRITER – NOVEMBER PROMPT – A DEBT FOR ROSALIE, ULVERSCROFT When my mum…

HALLOWE’EN ROUND ROBIN

Little Cook Hallowe’en Decor – October 2021 – Athens This is another month when I haven’t…

Coping Mechanisms 9 – A Wee Holiday

A Bastide town We booked it eons ago, cancelled it, moved it, re-booked it. At last,…