A bit on the side.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Don’t forget to click the purple button to see what everyone else has to say. What is a side skill that has been useful in your life? Where … Continued

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Better left unsaid? Inappropriate language.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. How do you feel about the use of profanity, either in your stories or in what you read? After forty years at sea, I don’t think there’s a … Continued

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Food, glorious food. The need to feed.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Does food play an important part in your writing? How about sharing a favorite recipe of one of your characters, or maybe one of yours? (We haven’t done … Continued

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Why do I do what I do?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” – Flannery O’Connor. Authors across time have had many reasons to write. Why do … Continued

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Inside, we’re all the same

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you write diverse characters? If so, how do you avoid cultural insensitivity? This is a tricky one. These days, the subject seems to be riddled with pitfalls, … Continued

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A little bit more.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What do you wish you had an unlimited supply of? Mostly, time. And biscuits. But there are other things. Time to finish all the half-written stories that I … Continued

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It sticks in my mind. My all-time favourite

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you have a favourite piece of literature? What is it and why is it your favourite? It would have to be the Foundation series by Isaac Asimov. … Continued

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It creeps up on you. Older, but not necessarily wiser.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What’s something you look forward to as you age? And what do you miss from your youth? The whole journey through my life has been a voyage of … Continued

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