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October 5 1975
Gloucestershire, UK
About Me
Some things I love . . . chocolate, writing, reading, music, dogs (especially my crazy black lab, Alfie) and sunshine. Some things I don't love . . . diets, poor grammar, being interrupted when reading, rain and rude people.
Type of Writer
I write from the heart.
Writing Style
I write from the heart and let it take me wherever it wants. I write a lot of flash fiction, poetry, short stories.
Writing, reading, eating chocolate, listening to music, playing with my black Labrador, Alfie.
My Blog
Favorite Genres
I love thrillers. I am a big fan of grip-lit. I like biographies. I love books that have an emotional pull.
Favorite Books
The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer - truly extraordinary, haunting To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Rachel's Holiday by Marian Keyes Catch Me When I Fall by Nicci French
Favorite Authors
Marian Keyes Nicki French Sophie Hannah Martina Cole Charles Dickens Jane Austen
Favorite Poets
Sylvia Plath Tony Hasrrison Tony Hoagland Bukowski Ferlinghetti Max Ritvo Byron Edna St. Vincent Millay
Favorite Quote
"Well yes, b-but 7?!" Never telling where it's from!
Favorite Music
I love music. I like most genres, except for rap and r&b. I like songs to be sung. It is, after all, their definition. My favourites are: Manic Street Preachers The Carpenters Sheryl Crow REM Johnny Cash Radiohead
Favorite Movies
The Sound of Music The Shawshank Redemption Breakfast At Tiffany's Rear Window Beaches The Green Mile North By Northwest An Affair To Remember High Society To Kill A Mockingbird
Favorite Shows
Law & Order:SVU Sons of Anarchy The Sopranos East Enders Friends Frasier ER House The Big Bang Theory
A folder for all my entries for the Contest Challenge
Rated: 13+
7 Items
Drama, Comedy, Emotional
Type: Folder
Updated 3 years ago
Winner of 2016 Quill Award for Best War/Militaria
Rated: E
~44 Words
War, Other, Other
Type: Poetry
Updated 4 years ago
Free verse poem about abuse and its lasting effects. Written for Rebel Poetry Contest.
Rated: 13+
~238 Words
Biographical, Dark, Psychology
Type: Poetry
Updated 3 years ago
A true story. Winner of 2016 Quill for Best Short Non Fiction.
Rated: 18+
~1,686 Words
Biographical, Dark, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 years ago
1st Place Winner ~ Mysteries of the Mind. 2016 HM Quill for Best Health/Medical.
Rated: 18+
~847 Words
Biographical, Dark, Medical
Type: Essay
Updated 4 years ago
    Rated: E · Contest · #1935693
    Do you love the challenge and creativity of free verse poetry? This contest is for you.
    Rated: 13+ · Other · #2049546
    My first blog
    Rated: E · Activity · #2074069
    March Madness at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party Raffle & Auction Extravaganza.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2216366
    A song inspired by running out of fruit juice. Trying to keep some humour during Covid-19.
    Rated: ASR · Writing.Com · #2141797
    A fundraiser for Shadows & Light Poetry, Taboo Words, Verdant Poetry, & Second Time Around
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