Category Archives: road to being published

# Weekend Coffee Share: 18th February 2017

Welcome and come on in and have a cup of coffee.  Let’s sit outside until it gets too hot. There is a gentle breeze blowing and the orchestra of birds are creating a new composition mixing one bell note with … Continue reading

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Work In Progress Blog Tour Stop

On March 7th Sherri Matthews from A view from My Summerhouse tagged me for this WIP Blog tour Stop. I am honoured to be chosen as Sherri is a talented memoirist who is writing her as yet unnamed memoir, writing articles … Continue reading

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A cover reveal for Death in a Dacron Sail by Noelle Granger

Death in a Dacron Sail On an icy February morning, Rhe Brewster, an emergency room nurse with a nose for investigation, is called to a dock in the harbor of the small coastal town of Pequod, Maine. A consultant to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art

This is the cover art I have designed for my memoir of the same name Nightmare in Paradise.  Let me tell you about MY NIGHTMARE IN PARADISE Firstly I want you to imagine that you have come to Vanuatu as a … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Lunch Posts Day 1

1307: at home with a sandwich of cheese and vegemite. I’m sitting alone, protected from the sun by the patio roof, listening to the sound of the water dropping from the waterfall wall into the crystal clear blue water of … Continue reading

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Pitch to the Publisher

Here is what I think I will say in my verbal pitch to the publisher. If you heard this pitch would you be tempted to look at the manuscript further? All comments appreciated. Hallo I am Irene Waters. I am … Continue reading

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Minimalism

1. Drawn blue and white floral curtains cooled the room from the febrile day outside by casting it in shadows. The immense bed was the only piece of furniture, gaily covered in the cheap cotton material which also draped the … Continue reading

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