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GUEST POST – Unexpectedly Alone: When an Instamum Hits the Skids

I'm very excited to welcome author Ruth Leigh to the blog to share a little about her two brilliant novels, The Diary of Isabella M Smugge and The Trials of Isabella Smugge, and all the joys and heartache that real, honest motherhood and parenting bring! By Ruth Leigh A couple of years ago, the answer… Continue reading GUEST POST – Unexpectedly Alone: When an Instamum Hits the Skids

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7 Tips For Writers Starting Out

Thinking about giving writing a go? Perhaps you used to love writing, but just haven't done it for a while. Maybe you are looking for a new hobby or a side hustle to make some extra money. The reasons we write are many and varied. Here are a few tips that I have found helpful… Continue reading 7 Tips For Writers Starting Out

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Be Right Back – on a blog break

I've only just started writing again, and now I'm disappearing? Well, not quite. You see, I have very limited time to write at the moment (being at home with young children does that), so I am trying to be a bit more organised! My blog will continue and I aim to post content here regularly.… Continue reading Be Right Back – on a blog break

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Waiting for words because they matter

Do you know someone who always knows the right thing to say at the right time? Maybe you know someone who always manages to say the wrong thing. Words matter. Whether we speak them out or write them down. Even when we say nothing, that speaks volumes too. Many people will use words to motivate… Continue reading Waiting for words because they matter

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An Interview with Bonnie S. Hirst – On Surviving Her Daughter’s Life Sentence

Hi Bonnie - welcome to the blog and thank you so much for coming to share your story today. How did you come to faith in Jesus? The summer of my sixth-grade year, I attended a church camp and while singing Kum Ba Ya around the campfire, I accepted Christ into my life. I felt… Continue reading An Interview with Bonnie S. Hirst – On Surviving Her Daughter’s Life Sentence

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Decade Done, 2019 Fun

It's the last day of 2019, so I thought I would share a few highlights of the decade and think about some of the blessings that this year has brought! Also, there will be some changes to this blog in 2020 - praying through the details at the moment! The blog has changed a lot… Continue reading Decade Done, 2019 Fun

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An interview with Sue Russell

I'm very excited to have author Sue Russell on the blog today! I was absolutely captivated by her book 'A Vision of Locusts' and am really pleased that she could share some of her faith journey and writing life with us today. Tell us a little about you and how you became a Christian. I… Continue reading An interview with Sue Russell

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An interview with Janet Morley

It's a pleasure to have writer Janet Morley on my blog as she shares her faith and writing journey, plus her recently published poetry anthology 'Love Set You Going' is definitely worth adding to the Christmas list... Tell us a bit about you and how you became a Christian. I grew up in a very… Continue reading An interview with Janet Morley

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An Interview with Lucy Rycroft – Author of ‘Redeeming Advent’, blogger at The Hope-Filled Family & GIVEAWAY!

I'm very excited to interview author and blogger Lucy Rycroft as part of her blog tour celebrating the release of her brand new Advent devotional 'Redeeming Advent'. I've been reading Lucy's blog 'The Hope-Filled Family' for a while now and it's really wonderful to have this talented writer on my blog! If you would like a… Continue reading An Interview with Lucy Rycroft – Author of ‘Redeeming Advent’, blogger at The Hope-Filled Family & GIVEAWAY!

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Changing direction

Autumn is here. The chill in the air, the darker evenings and, in my case, the desire to do some baking that includes a touch of cinnamon, has got me all cosy. Spice and all things nice, knitted jumpers, spiced apple scents and slipper socks. Welcome Autumn, with your beautiful, crisp, golden, orange leaf arrangements… Continue reading Changing direction