Category Archives: Writing.

Secret Santa Book Dilemma

Secret Santa Books At the SWWQ Christmas End of Year meeting this year, members are taking second-hand books, written by women writers, as part of a “Secret Santa Books” project. Sounds like a bit of fun! Second Hand Books The … Continue reading

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Book Reviews – How They Help Your Writing

I confess I don’t do regular Book Reviews.  I do know that I should do more, but it is a time factor with me. Not a lot of reviews are done with some of the books I read.  Often when … Continue reading

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Obits – The Stories of Life

Some years ago I “discovered” obituaries or obits as some folk in the industry like to say.   As a lover of life stories, biographies, memoir etc, it fits right into my major interest.  I’d much rather read this genre than … Continue reading

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Editor, Editor. Please Check My Work.

Another friend has published a book – a story of her life.  I have read it.  It is a memoir of a very interesting life, but sadly there are many errors in it. Who needs an Editor? One of the … Continue reading

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All about Grammarly

Grammarly – My Word Checker as I write. I use Grammarly – though I often overrule it, it is helpful to me as a writer in many ways.  I like the weekly reports, and while many of the errors it … Continue reading

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Me in a Bikini? No Way!

Me in a Bikini?  It would NOT be a good look. It is a long time since my bikini days – not that I ever wore one as brief as they appear to be nowdays.   I was invited to … Continue reading

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Writing Class

Each year, a writing group of which I am a member has a “Retreat” at Congeau at Bribie Island, just north of Brisbane, Queensland. On many occasions, I have attended.  Often staying for 2 or 3 nights with the other … Continue reading

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Goal Setting – where will I be in 5 years?

Goal setting  is a hard one for me – actually, I am quite enthusiastic about goal setting, but as the years go by I tend not to use timelines so much.  As a senior, we often laugh with other seniors … Continue reading

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Ultimate Blog Challenge Again Challenges Me

I signed up for the October 2016 Ultimate Blog Challenge, but am already three days behind.  It is run from the US so I am always one day behind by the time the info comes out.  And I have a … Continue reading

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My Favourite Tool?

Tool?  I don’t have a “Favourite tool!!” Ok, let me explain.  I am doing the Ultimate Blog Challenge – 31 Days of posting on my blog.  Each day we are given “hints” but I find them more than challenging.  There are … Continue reading

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