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Spare Time Rhymes

There was a brown bear from Peru Who decided to eat a Gnu He took his salt shaker and hailed a young baker for some bread. But the Gnu, being smart, lost no time to depart, while the bear looked … Continue reading

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Learn to make mosaics

Railton Arts and Crafts, Mosaics Group Six Wednesdays  1:00-4:00pm, starting 14th May. Instructor, Judy Winchester Beginners welcome, and others wishing to improve their mosaic-making skills. Book your place in advance or drop in to have a look.  Learn about different styles of mosaic, … Continue reading

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Mosaics Workshops

If you are interested in attending a mosaics group in Railton, Tasmania, send me an email 053jude@gmail.com or come back for more information in a few days. Details should be finalised this week.

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From Stephen King’s memoir, “On Writing”

A friend came to visit James Joyce one day and found the great man sprawled across his writing desk in a posture of utter despair. ‘James, what’s wrong?’ the friend asked. ‘Is it the work?’ Joyce indicated assent without even … Continue reading

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Writing Routine to Start the Day

I remember making a goal of posting here once a week, now I see its a year since I did. I also remember being given some excellent advice a long time ago — if you set a goal and fail … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Looking forward to 2012 with the conviction that anything is possible, even while I reprimand myself for achieving so little in 2011. Maybe I am an optimist after all. One thing I did finish this year was my Writing for the … Continue reading

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How NaNoWriMo kicked me into a good writing habit

For the first time in my life I wrote every day for 30 days. I found out I had some self-discipline after all, that I could write even when I didn’t feel like it. Every November, the NaNoWriMo challenge is … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Write your Novel first, Edit later

NaNoWriMo is criticised for what it does not encourage. But for me and lots of others it has been a revelation to write a novel from beginning right through to the end without trying to edit as I go. A … Continue reading

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