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Twenty Years of Harry Potter

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20 years. Wow. Time has flown. It was 20 years ago that, while driving across to Ireland (via ferry) for a summer holiday (in very un-summery weather), I sat in the back of the car with my younger brother while our mum read aloud a strange new book from the school library about a boy […]

My Writing

Another year over – 2017 and what’s to come.

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It has been a busy year. 2016 has flown by; the last couple of months in particular seem to have disappeared in the briefest of flashes. My NaNoWriMo adventure in November was again successful, although I was unable to blog about the latter stages and my ultimate victory due to my website breaking. For the […]

My Writing

A Tale of Two WriMos: NaNoWriMo2016 and the Inner Struggle

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NaNoWriMo2016 Participant: Chris Phethean

Like the sequel to some kind of action adventure book, I find myself undertaking a new NaNoWriMo journey this year, only this time for NaNoWriMo2016, the stakes are higher, the tiredness is greater and the days are passing away faster than ever before. Will I make it to the word count in time? This sequel does have a happy […]

My Writing

The Magic of Christmas eBook – on sale now!

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The Magic of Christmas eBook

It’s here! The Magic of Christmas eBook – my debut novel –  is available to download from the Amazon Kindle store! Nearly a year after I began work on it for NaNoWriMo2015, and just days before I start the 2016 competition, I have got the book onto Amazon in time for Christmas! It has been a long […]

Food

In defence of cauliflower cheese.

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On two occasions now I have drafted posts about cauliflower cheese while working through the exercises in Will Write for Food. The first was to compose a paragraph about a passion for a certain food. The second was for a post about a dish that I didn’t like as a child, but have since come […]