Self set or weeds?

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I said it with flowers. Sometimes formal isn’t best, though. These country flowers smell great and cheer up a table and the home it’s in. Many of the clipped foliage in the vase could be counted as weeds. There are even grasses, for goodness sake. That doesn’t mean to say they’re less valuable, in my opinion…

Nature does a grand job of raising a smile through the rich tapestry of flora it provides. Or is it God giving the free gift of a sweet aroma for all?

Either way, don’t forget to smell the roses.

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Food, glorious food!

I’ve been treated!Honestly, this pudding was delicious. Not with clotted cream but hey. The main was more healthy with moules Thai style. That was very tasty. There were frites alongsite, so quite calorific and definitely not free! I was in a city¬†swanky restaurant recently.

What are basic comfort foods, I wonder? I’ll need to add that answer to my protagonist profile so that I might use it…This helps when #Amwriting… Strawberries or raspberries help me too.

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Holiday Happiness

20170612_133019-EFFECTSHello! Sorry, I was quiet because we went on a family seaside holiday. Yay!!

As well as a huge Atlantic wind that blew the cobwebs away (our UV tent turned inside out!) we found a sheltered spot to catch some welcome rays. Talking of which, Devon has many jelly fish so take your beach shoes. The surfing was magnificent btw… So, it looked! I stuck to paddling in rock pools, mostly. Haha!

We took time to find beauty in the small things. Alongside the rough seas with powerful waves were these countless colourful jewels. What a blessing our coastline offers free for the enjoyment. The odd crab salad and strawberry cream tea brought smiles to our faces, too. Cornish ice cream is made with clotted cream…

Now the diet resumes. The indulgence was worth it:)

Election-I’m writing

Well, I’ve dodged the showers and gone down to vote. What a job the next government have to do!

Don’t forget to mark your cross…

Today I edited a short story. At the moment, I couldn’t write the news. Are we in for a shock tomorrow? We’ll soon see.

The world will keep spinning and the

rain will continue to

fall and the

sun shine.

We are truly blessed.

Let’s continue to count our blessings.

Keep on keeping on.

Help! Abuse is Still Happening

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Our countryside is blooming after the rain. These lilies are amazing. However, some things aren’t improving despite best efforts. Let’s stay vigil and keep trying to raise awareness of dangers. Sadly this was among this weeks news alongside terrorist activity.

http://bit.ly/2rTDMWM

Raising awareness and interrupting this activity is key. Standing together in love is the answer. What If I Go? attempts cultural cohesion. Please would you download a copy of my book for a friend?

myBook.to/pollyjwhite

 

 

Review Magic- Please CONTINUE to do it!

I found this on Pinterest and agree whole heartily with the creator. DA-_XyJUQAAJjnr

I am grateful for your time to help me spread the word on keeping safe. Please encourage summer reading for students. They matter. I wrote What If I Go? as a heads up on the signs of grooming and violent controlling behaviour. Let’s help stop the perpetrators?

Thanks!

Best Polly

Review of a similar story-The Bigger Fish

This short story mirrors my own, What If I Go? It is suitable for a younger audience if you find my novel too challenging this will more subtly warn young adults onward of the dangers of taking hard drugs.

It also raises awareness of the sensitive topic of sexual exploitation within a short story.

The book is called ‘The Bigger Fish’ by Magdel Roets see

http://amzn.to/2q3fFoh

I highly recommend this empowering quick read. Happy Reading!

 

Reading to empower writing!

For new writing to flourish, I’m currently reading credible fiction to emulate. That’s not classed as copying but I’m acknowledging strengths in other’s manuscripts. Completing reviews of these works will encourage those authors and help me become more aware of powerful writing techniques. Writers can help one another improve our craft through such collaboration. Do you wish to join me?

Have you any suggestions of good empowering books to improve my style?

Thanks for reading. Download my reasonably priced new adult suspense novel for an idea of where I’m coming from. See myBook.to/pollyjwhite

I appreciate your support as a newbie writer.