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The Art Of Writing Fiction by Andrew Cowan

Today is Rocky Road Monday and today this means a review of Andrew Cowan’s The Art Of Writing Fiction, published earlier this year by Longman. Andrew Cowan is the Director of the MA in Creative Writing at the University of … Continue reading

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Today I am writing 500 words

Not unlike Mr Ernest Hemingway, today I am writing 500 words 🙂 ‘Mr Hemingway works on a strict schedule that produces 500-1000 words a day: “I start at seven in the morning and I always quit when I’m going good, … Continue reading

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Dolly Parton and Peaceful Societies

Today, the 8th September, is International Literacy Day: 793 million adults can neither read nor write. UNESCO tells us that 793 million adults lack minimum literacy skills which means that about one in six adults is still not literate; 67.4 … Continue reading

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Stop Press: The Blue Suitcase is now listed as no 20 in Amazon UK Kindle’s Best Sellers for Family Relationships!

While these things do go up and down, for today at least The Blue Suitcase is listed at no 20 in  Amazon UK Kindle’s Bestseller list for Family Relationships!  🙂 http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Blue-Suitcase-ebook/dp/B004HW6AJC/ref=zg_bs_362467031_20

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How to get published: write the right book in the right way, and send it to the right publisher in the right way, at the right time.

There are an awful lot of creative writing books out there and finding the right one for you can be difficult, which is one of the reason’s we have the Rocky Road Review page! Over the weeks and months ahead … Continue reading

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