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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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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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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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On Writing – a September update

There was a heatwave this time last week, but as I type, it is cooler, cloudier and greyer. September has arrived. As the academic year is about to begin, it has a similar feel to the New Year. Parents are ordering school uniforms, new stationery lines the shelves of stores and the countdown to the… Continue reading On Writing – a September update

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Just a blogger?

When people ask what I do for a living, I have a bad habit of saying 'I'm just a mum'. I even try to prepare myself to answer differently, but I always seem to sneak the 'just' in there. But there really is no 'just' about it. I am a mum. And it's a very… Continue reading Just a blogger?

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4 Ways of Dealing with Disappointment

Writing this post is a little bit of therapy because I am still dealing with disappointment. It is not past tense 'dealt' with disappointment. It is a very present tense ordeal of 'dealing'. Last week saw a big blow to a writing project I had spent a lot of time on. It was a learning… Continue reading 4 Ways of Dealing with Disappointment

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An interview with David Robertson – The Wee Flea

Ever since I asked David if he wouldn't mind helping me answer an atheist on my blog, I have been fascinated with his writing and engagement with others in the public sphere. From being attacked for his views on social media to being banned on Twitter, David is no stranger of being at the centre… Continue reading An interview with David Robertson – The Wee Flea

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Who I’d thank at the Golden Globes

Confession of a gawping Instagram user - I really enjoyed seeing the pictures from the red carpet at the Golden Globes. I love seeing all the gorgeous dresses, pretty hairstyles and nice makeup (I'm not even that interested in that stuff normally!). It's an exciting time and it was made more real by an Instagram… Continue reading Who I’d thank at the Golden Globes