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October 2010

Happy Hallowe’en!

Poetry By October 31, 2010 Tags: , 10 Comments

In honour of it being Hallowe’en, I’m posting a poem. However, it’s not one I wrote this year, last year or even remotely recently. This is a poem written by my eleven-year-old self, so please bear that in mind when reading it! There are a couple of things I’d like to go back and ask her, if I could, like…


Walking with Henry

#fridayflash, Writing By October 29, 2010 Tags: , , 17 Comments

Henry and I have our routines, although I will admit he is far more diligent than I am about keeping to them. He often lollops upstairs to the studio, where he sits and watches me paint for a while. When the pacing starts, I know that it’s time to go for one of our walks and, if it’s left up to Henry, he always heads for the beach.


Waiting for Don Juan

#fridayflash, Writing By October 22, 2010 Tags: , , 36 Comments

Il signóre Maglian was in the harbourside cafe drinking his espresso, waiting for his friends to return. The harbourmaster sat facing the sea. He could smell a storm coming in: the breeze was picking up; trees on the seafront were whispering it would be a bad summer squall; and fishing nets on the quayside were shifting slightly, nodding in agreement….


Wales Blog Party!!!

Uncategorized By October 8, 2010 Tags: , , 81 Comments

Welcome to the Wales Blog Party! Thanks for stopping by here at The Nut Press. Help yourself to some of my dragon cupcakes and a drink. I’ve got some Brains S.A. or some Brecon Carreg mineral water, if you’re operating heavy machinery – like a Windows box 😉 So hey, I’m Kath and I’m a writer and blogger living and…


The Twelve Months of Nuts

Uncategorized By October 6, 2010 Tags: , , 9 Comments

The Nut Press celebrated its first Blogiversary today. On 6th October 2009, I wrote my first tentative post about Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize win and ventured out into the blogosphere. Here’s my year in nuts… Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow. Each and every blog started with just one post and no followers. I didn’t worry about how much – or…


Limbering up for NaNoWriMo

Online writing resources, Writing By October 3, 2010 Tags: 20 Comments

Last November I toyed with the idea of doing NaNoWriMo – the National Novel Writing Month during which you write 50,000 words. However, I chickened wimped decided against it because it was already a few days into November and I’d done no planning or preparation whatsoever. I was also worried about the prospect of having to get the word count…

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