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Solace

The words in today’s post are from Drawings in Sand. Stella is by the sea, a place that always soothes her – a place that always soothes me!  She walked through streets of old fishers’ cottages and out to the seafront. A haar hung a few miles offshore. It could roll in before evening, bringing raw damp air. Now, it …

A Proper Arrangement (Novel Extract)

In this an extract from Drawings In Sand, Stella is excited to be going out, so excited that in this experimental chapter she forgets to breathe (or at least to punctuate her thoughts!) It wouldn’t be possible to write a long chapter this way, but for a short one it seemed a fun thing to do! Owlies It was Friday …

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Solitude and Delight

I’m excited. Drawings In Sand just got another 5 star review. “Literature at its finest,” apparently. Needless to say I am delighted, overwhelmed, thrilled, and a lot of other similar adjectives. For the Creative Buzz Hop this week, the theme is solitude and I’ve chosen to share with you an extract from Drawings in Sand. In this, the main character, …