Category Archives: writing

  1. Clouds of sound

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    January 30, 2014 by talkaboutyork

    I decided, rather last minute, to take part in a Writing Prompts competition. You can write whatever you like using …
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  2. A guest post from a budding author – age 13


    June 13, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    When I was nine years old, I wrote the poem below. In hindsight, it is probably not my finest work. …
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  3. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry


    June 2, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Reading books has become what reading women’s magazines used to be to me – excruciating. Back then I worked in …
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  4. The writing journey


    May 16, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    In March this year I decided to write a novel. I had a vague notion of what I wanted to …
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  5. My Britmums hello


    May 12, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I will be attending Britmums in June. For non-bloggers, this is a blogging conference that gives people like me the …
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  6. The Fire Within


    April 11, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I was nine. I sat alongside my mother and father in the school hall, a vast echoing space that smelled …
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