Category Archives: Weekly Trail

Finding the right books to interest your child in reading

A great post on how to inspire your children to read when they have different tastes in books.

Writing to be Read

Growing bookworks 2

In the few weeks since my last post, two of the bloggers I follow have written a post about children’s books that influenced their lives and the choices they made during their early adulthoods.

These posts set me to thinking about which books, of the enormous number I read as a young girl, had the most impact on me and my life. This thought then led me to thinking about why I love books and reading so much and why it was so important to me that my own boys discover the joys of the written word. From these various thought patterns emerged the realisation that I understood fairly early on in motherhood that, if I wanted my boys to love reading as much as I did, I had to identify what sorts of books would appeal to them enough to draw them away from all the competing attractions in…

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Life with Millie

Suffering the loss of a family pet might seem trivial to some, but for those who have shared their lives with a four legged friend, that loss can be devastating. Continue reading

Success: A State of Mind

Success: A State of Mind

Success: A State of Mind
— Read on floridagirlwrites.com/2019/04/29/success-a-state-of-mind/

Coffee Catch Up

Hello and welcome back to the bat cave. Thank you for joining me a day later than usual for our weekly catch up. I’ll explain the delay in a moment. First, let’s fill our cups and find a shady spot to sit down and relax. Continue reading

15 Things I Learned After Reading 100 Query Letters

15 Things I Learned After Reading 100 Query Letters

15 Things I Learned After Reading 100 Query Letters
— Read on ryanlanz.com/2019/04/28/15-things-i-learned-after-reading-100-query-letters/

What are Action Beats?

www.louiseharnbyproofreader.com/blog/what-are-action-beats-and-how-can-you-use-them-in-fiction-writing

How To Add An Image To A Comment On A WordPress Blog

How To Add An Image To A Comment On A WordPress Blog

How To Add An Image To A Comment On A WordPress Blog
— Read on hughsviewsandnews.com/2019/04/25/how-to-add-an-image-to-a-comment-on-a-wordpress-blog/

How to Convey Emotion in Your Story – The Emotion Thesaurus 2nd Ed #amwriting @angelaackerman

How to Convey Emotion in Your Story – The Emotion Thesaurus 2nd Ed #amwriting @angelaackerman

How to Convey Emotion in Your Story – The Emotion Thesaurus 2nd Ed #amwriting @angelaackerman


— Read on sachablack.co.uk/2019/04/22/how-to-convey-emotion-in-your-story/

Monday Coffee

Welcome to the bat cave in our new abode. It’s a little messy at the moment with a large plastic container holding our video tapes and cds filling the space between the single chairs. On the up side, my new blue sofa is just itching to be used, so let’s grab our cups of tea and coffee and give it a purpose. Continue reading

Smorgasbord Easter Parade

Happy Easter everyone!

It’s Easter Monday and we are all partying at Sally’s blog today. Bring your hat and something sweet to eat as we join the parade and say hello to some fantastic blogs.

smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/04/22/smorgasbord-easter-parade-blog-party-part-two-music-dancing-food-behatted-guests-and-time-to-drop-you-links/