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Realms of Magic – A Fantasy Wonderland

Realms of Magic is a fantasy-fiction novel that, I hope, has flourished over the many years I have spent writing it. I wanted to create a world in which readers can immerse themselves in, become to know characters that are different but relatable. I wanted gripping plotlines which also have a sense of warmth to them.… Continue reading Realms of Magic – A Fantasy Wonderland

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Genre Fiction: A Crime Novel – Imogen’s Dark Secret

I experimented the different genres for my genre fiction module submission. These were horror, crime, Sci-fi and fantasy. Before deciding which one to use, I wanted to really push myself out of my comfort zone and try something new. I had a think about the creative projects that were on the back burner for me… Continue reading Genre Fiction: A Crime Novel – Imogen’s Dark Secret

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Writing Genre Fiction: A Crime Novel

Today I submitted my first piece of creative fiction for my MA. After a rocky start with the prospect of a delay in studying, I was pleasantly surprised. All of my course mates are very nice and this made classes a lot easier and more fun. Sometimes I talk with fellow writers casually. Though it's only… Continue reading Writing Genre Fiction: A Crime Novel

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Re-Launching #SophieCreates

As part of studying MA Professional Creative Writing at Coventry University, I have to create a website and blog, similar to an online portfolio. This includes extracts of my writing, details of my journey as a professional writer and my personal development going into the industry. A few years ago I decided to create such… Continue reading Re-Launching #SophieCreates

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Considering A Masters Degree in Creative Writing

Introduction After I graduated from De Montfort University (DMU) with a 2:1 in BA Honours Creative Writing and Journalism, I decided to take time out of education. Both, for personal reasons, as well respite, while I figured out what to do next. Naturally, I started to write again and began to recapture what my writing once was.… Continue reading Considering A Masters Degree in Creative Writing

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Love and Loss Giveaway – A birthday celebration

Hi everyone, to celebrate my birthday I am going to be hosting a giveaway until 31st March 2020.   How to win the book? It’s simple really. Share this post with the hashtag #LoveLossGiveaway2020.This will help me find a way to contact you should you be the one that wins.Comment on the post by telling… Continue reading Love and Loss Giveaway – A birthday celebration

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Participating in Nanowrimo – End of Day 21 results!

As I said in my last, Nanowrimo post, this is the first time I am participating. I'm a little behind at the minute, but I have caught up a lot since my I last showed you my stat count! Also, Shannon and I have entered into a race to see who gets to the 50,000… Continue reading Participating in Nanowrimo – End of Day 21 results!

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First time Participating in NanoWrimo 2019 — Day 13

My friend, Shannon, has told me about Nanowrimo this year, so we both have signed up to hit this year's challenge. Nanowrimo (National Novermber Writing Month), for those of you that don't know, is a challenge for all writers in all disciplines. The aim of the challenge is to have a piece of work that… Continue reading First time Participating in NanoWrimo 2019 — Day 13