Nicole Fitton

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Witterings and twitterings of a timeless girl..

Sing That Song Girl…

With The Brits oh, I mean The Bryts (I’m so old school…) held last night, I got to thinking about how powerful and inspiring music can be. Music connects with me in a way not much else can… except…books! Music… Continue Reading →

To Be a Good Writer…

Sage advice from the man himself – To be a good writer, I believe that one has to read a lot of books. Fifty a year would be a good place to start, but twenty five would work… Stephen King…. 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 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 →

Me, Agatha and The Snow….

I can hardly believe it was only two weeks ago that myself and four very talented ladies got together for the most magical of experiences. The occasion was a writing retreat, but my lovelies, this was not just any writing… Continue Reading →

Writing, Magical Friends and Other Tales

“You talk a lot about reading these days Nicole, but what about writing, what’s happening with your writing?” This is one of the regular conversations that is on repeat in my head these days. I am constantly on my own… Continue Reading →

Fickle February and a Few Good Reads

February will see my loyalties scattered to the four winds, hence the title. I shall be reading, writing, party planning, dog walking, pregnancy managing (the dog, not me), working the day job, traveling, encouraging (the kids – exams… nuff said), and… Continue Reading →

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