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Awards, Yay!

Awards, Yay!

Out of the blue today I discovered that two fellow bloggers had bestowed upon me some fabulous awards! This may not be the Oscars but I’m pretty thrilled as it’s the first time I’ve got an award for my humble blog. This one was from Brooke over at Paper Mountain: Requirements:1. Link to the blogger who gave you the award.2. Share 7 things about yourself.3. Pass the award to 15 bloggers recently discovered.4. Notify the blogger recipients. Brooke and I have been online writing buddies for a while. She is a really creative person and I really admire the way […]


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Posted 20th January 2011 in: Blog Updates. Tagged: ,

My New Year’s Resolutions 2011

My New Year’s Resolutions 2011

Okay, this post probably should have been written on the 1st January…sorry about that. I’ve been neglecting my blog and instead focusing on the important things in life: using up leftover Christmas chocolate, catching up on all the Christmas specials of my fave TV shows on BBCiplayer and building a cosy little den out of chocolate wrappers, balled up paper and odd socks. And when I haven’t been hiding in there I’ve been cashing in some overtime at work. But I’m finally ready to emerge from my fortress of dishevellment and emerge, glowing, from my winter cocoon. There will be […]


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Posted 12th January 2011 in: Life Updates. Tagged: ,

NaNoWriMo’s done, what next?

NaNoWriMo’s done, what next?

[© Anstice Potts, 06/12/2010] So at the moment I’m enjoying the afterglow of NaNoWrimo. I’m not touching my novel at all during December to give me a much needed mental break and then hopefully I’ll return to it in January with fresh insight. I don’t know whether what I’ve written is worthy of publication at this stage, but I think I can take a few good ideas from it anyway. But I don’t plan on just sitting idle throughout December, oh no. I have a dozen creative projects I am bursting to try such as the sorted books project,  a […]


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Posted 6th December 2010 in: FEATURES, Life Updates. Tagged:

My Debut Post

My Debut Post

You know how sometimes a word or object suddenly seems to crop up all over the place? You see it on the TV, and on the same day it occurs in a book you are reading or someone makes an obscure reference to it in conversation. Well lately “blogging” seems to be everywhere. I read an article about it in my beloved “Psychologies” magazine which discussed our fundamental need to express ourselves and reach out to others by posting updates on our daily lives which range from the completely dull and uninteresting to the deeply private and personal.  The night […]


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Posted 6th March 2009 in: Life Updates. Tagged: