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This is the site for Romance with the Unexpected, Contemporary and  Other World. You’ve come to the right place for a new perspective. Have an explore here for some fresh ideas. If you’re a writer there are tips and writing exercises in the Blog. If you’re a reader you’ll find some short stories from that ‘far side’ or possibly closer to home than you might like to imagine.

Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy and Contemporary are my focus.

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Latest articles from the blog

Writers and Technophobes

Writers and technophobes

I hear this all the time – ‘I’m a writer, not a marketer, not a self promotion junkie’ – or words to that effect. Well challenge is a good thing – right? Headache coming on? It’s just those synapses making new links – and look at this exciting new tool

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White Stars

White Stars

This short story was written as an exercise in the Camera Technique, a writing technique where you change the focus from close up to far away (or vice versa)… Stars on the walls. They had six petals. Magen Davids stretched out. Far above, between the buildings the sky; no sunshine, just grey.

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How to use cadence for better writing

How to use cadence

This writing tip will not only help make your writing more ‘musical’ but will also help with pace, driving the reading of your text forward through careful word positioning. Cadence – create this by changing the sentence structure. Check out the Before and After sentences underneath. What is the most powerful word/phrase in your sentence?

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