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I've been creative writing all my life, though with various haitus(es) along the way. IFrom 2010 I started this blog and enjoyed sharing writing and other information with everyone. illness and bereavement supplied the more recent hiatus.

Wednesday 23 December 2015

Why do adults read children's books?

When I tell some people that I'm reading children's literature, they frown askance and say, But those are for CHILDREN!

  • I laugh and say, BUT who writes children's literature?
  • It's not possible to write good children's literature unless you also read it and keep up with the trends
  • Children's literature provides a comforting escape from the stressful demands of life.
  •  I'm making up for all those years when I was a very poor reader.
Why do YOU read children's literature?

Tuesday 15 December 2015

Exciting News! Author Interview Announcement

I am delighted, excited and honoured to announce that the author, Robin Stevens has agreed to an interview here at Scribble and Edit in the New Year.  

So please add your questions below, if there is anything you would like to ask her. 
Do also click on link to view her website. 

For a chance to win a copy of one of her novels, make sure you're a follower of this blog and tell us in the comments below, which of her books you'd be most intrigued to read and why?

Sunday 13 December 2015

Blind spot flashing light auras

Hi guys, since I wrote my last post I have been getting lots of blind spot aura flashing light migraines which has stopped me computing. I've even invested in new specs, but am still getting them, fingers crossed they go as I settle into wearing them

I've still not written anything recently, myself, though I'm reading lots. 

I'm currently reading the Robin Stevens latest: First Class Murder. I didn't read much as a child, so I'm making up for it now. I have also read her first two and look forward to her fourth.
Have you read any of these?

What are you currently reading?
Blessings to you all. xx

Thursday 5 November 2015

I've missed you guys

Hi everyone, well, so much has happened in the past 27 months with 5 bereavements,
It all seems surreal and another life time ago. I'm crawling out of the crater where the sadness, anxiety and stress has been lurking and looking forward to the future. I have missed you guys, your support and talent.

I've had constant flashing zig-zag, blind spot migraines, the last right in the middle of watching Suffragettes at the cinema set off my the very noisy, fast and bright Dolby Sound Advert. We had to leave and miss the end of the film. Boo hoo!
I've found also that I must be gluten free, which has been so liberating for me

I have written only one poem since I last posted, which I am adding here now and look forward to catching up on all your news/ posts. It's about a friendship of two knitting people I know well, who grew apart because their lives and perspectives had moved in different directions.

Monday 19 January 2015

Bless You! Thanks and Writer's Retreats

Blessings to Sara and the person who nominated me for my gift. Very kind and thoughtful. Thank you :O)xx
Have any of you been on a writer's retreat for a week or weekend? Did you find it helpful?

Thursday 1 January 2015

Happy 2015

May you all have a wonderful 2015
with best wishes