Nicole Fitton

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Writing Inspiration ~ The South West

When Gail Aldwin and I met on Twitter we were keen to share the experience of living and writing in the South West of England. I am pleased to welcome Gail to my blog. She answers our shared questions below,… Continue reading →

What lies within your heart?

Today I happened upon this quote. It spoke to my heart so I thought I would share it. “At heart write always for yourself, not for family and friends, for admired teachers, for reviewers or publishers; but make sure you write from… Continue reading →

Restoration Reflections

After the week I’ve had (I know it’s only Tuesday) all I needed to do was to lie quietly in a dark room and recharge. After a super early start and a 5-mile walk with the naughty dog, I sat… Continue reading →

National Flash Fiction Day June 16th

Now in its seventh year, National Flash Fiction Day is dedicated to the celebration of writing in one of its shortest forms (Flash). Flash fiction is usually considered to be a story under a 1000, 500 or 300 words. Anything less… Continue reading →

A Short Short Tale…

A Short Short Tale…

Tomorrow June 16th is National Flash Fiction Day. As part of the celebrations, I have been fortunate enough to have my flash fiction story ‘Yellow‘ selected for inclusion. I shall be featured alongside some fine authors each with a captivating story… Continue reading →

Getting Help…

Here is an important post from my friend and fellow author Amy M. Reade. This is so heartbreaking but so important. Thanks for agreeing to share your blog post Amy. Over to you… The post I originally wrote for today was… Continue reading →

A Life Full of Good Things

A few days ago I received some rather good news. One of my short stories has been shortlisted for a competition. After the initial ‘yes, it really is your story, no you are not dreaming’, came gasps of joy, disbelief and an… Continue reading →

A Charmed Life ~ The Importance of Character Flaws

Today I’ve been ruminating… Yes, I am feeling quite well, thanks for asking! A while ago I wrote a blog piece on the believability of character flaws. They are such a big part of a writers remit that I wanted to… Continue reading →

Early Bird or Night Owl?

I have been musing recently about optimising the time I spend writing – or, to be more accurate, the time I spend thinking about writing! My writing seems to follow a seasonal pattern. In the spring and summer months I… Continue reading →

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