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Friday, May 30, 2008


Hi Scribblers,

Coming up on Tuesday 3rd June at 7.30 in the Cafe Libra in Felixstowe Library, the next meeting of the Scribblers.
The homework assignment is to write up to 500 words on ‘Industry’, whilst the two 1,500 opened themed works will be provided by Tony and Dave.

Some exciting events coming up are the Pulse Fringe Festival with events already getting under way. Go to their website for details and how and where to order your tickets. http://www.pulsefringe.com/home.htm

Also coming up is the Ipswich Arts Festival and their programme of events is now online at http://www.ip-art.com/
And the forthcoming social event for the Scribblers is our Beach Party (wayward bombs permitting) on 8th July at a Beach Hut near the Spa Pavilion. Full details will be given nearer the time. It is on a Tuesday evening and will start at 7.30pm. All Scribblers and their partners, friends and family are welcome!

Have a good weekend and remember,

Keep Scribbling!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008


In the Chair: Morag.

Apologies for absence were received from Alex, Peter, Trish, Scott and Rosie.

In attendance Dave, Dick, Jane, Di, Ruth, Liliane, Morag, Tony, Steven, Lauren, Ali, Barry, Debbie, Steven, and Rob.

Welcome to Rob who came along for the first time. From Ipswich, Rob is an Ipswich based poet who has published two books of poetry. Rob has an interesting website at http://www.lenney.org.uk Although the evening was devoted to the anonymous competition, Rob entered and was able to take part in the interesting proceedings.


Trish and Peter were absent due to holidays, Alex attending the theatre in Bury St Edmunds, Rosie studying hard for her exams and Scott now recovering from his leg injury is starting a new class. It looked as if the attendance would suffer, but, with a trophy up for grabs, there was a healthy turnout.

Dick received a £10 book token as winner of the monthly Coast to Coast poetry competition with his entry “The School Bus Run”, so well done Dick!

Caz and Karl completed their sponsored cycle ride in memory of their son Jack and to aid EACH. The East Anglian Daily Times covered the story on Tuesday morning.

Snippets of news are that Rochelle Moore from the Online Scribblers has a publishing contract for her new book, “WITCH” with Green Magic Publishing UK. It will be available to pre-order from info@greenmagicpublishing.com and is expected in UK and European bookshops in October/November 2008 and will also be available on Amazon.

Susie Enoch a Scribbler in recent times who played Mrs Flint in the Lost Sock is currently working on some performance poetry which, she says, is a bit late for this year and Edinburgh - but there’s always next year!

Our newest author, Judy, was featured on Felixstowe Radio last weekend being interviewed by our own Morag and Kay. A great piece of radio with Judy coming across extremely well and with advertising her terrific book “Like Ships That Pass in the Night”, on sale as well. The interview will be repeated this Sunday, 25 May, at 12 noon on www.felixstoweradio.co.uk

The platform:

THE BILL BUDNER TROPHY: An anonymous competition open to attending writers only and up to a maximum of 1,000 words. Here are the entries together with first the name of the reader followed by the name of the author.

Suddenly That Summer : Lauren : Liliane
Loose Connections : Ali : Di
Midsummer Dawn : Barry : Rob
Water Firework : Dave : Ruth
The Sleepover : Dick : Morag
Firing Blanks : Debbie : Dave
Just My Luck : Jane : Lauren
Stranger : Rob : Ali
Night Time Excess : Di : Barry
Matricide : Ruth : Debbie
Goddess of the Sun : Liliane : Tony
An Arctic Wilderness : Morag : Jane
A Gift From The Sea : Tony : Dick

With each reader voting for their top three stories, the winner was declared as A Gift From The Sea, a story based on two characters from The Lost Sock and a bomb washed up on the beach.

The Winner Dick.
Runner Up was Di with Loose Connections
Third place went to Jane with An Arctic Wilderness.

Morag presented the trophy to Dick. Scott, of Mr Cobbler, will engrave the trophy.

An observation was that the standard of the competition was very high and the diversity of entries was truly enthralling. It is a shame that we have to wait for another four months before Dick hands the trophy back! The trophy is only on loan!


During the month of May 2008, LiteraryAgent.co.uk is offering lifetime Group Membership for a one-off fee of only £50.00.
The Members' Area at LiteraryAgent.co.uk is full of resources, information and advice, full details of which can be found by visiting Members' Area Information.
If you decide to take up this offer, all you need to do is to e-mail me a list of the names and e-mail addresses of the people in your group and at the same time, make the appropraite payment by visitng:
Once your list and payment has been safely received, we will organise access for you and your Group to the Members' Area. Each Group Member will be given individual access details and will be contacted individually. Should a new member join your Group at a later time, again, simply e-mail us the name and e-mail address of that new Member and we will sort out access.

Just a quick note to let you all know that LiteraryAgent.co.uk will shortly be running a Short Story Competition and later in the year a Poetry Competition.
If you have any queries whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact me.

All the very best
Anita Lechmar


Next meeting, to be chaired by Ruth, is on Tuesday 3rd June at 7.30pm in the Café Libra at Felixstowe Library.
The homework assignment is to write up to 500 words on ‘Industry’, a subject that we made need to work at.

The two 1,500 opened themed work will be provided by Tony and Dave.

Forthcoming Social Event: Put this in your diaries - It is the Beach Party on 8th July at a Beach Hut near the Spa Pavilion. Full details will be given nearer the time. It is on a Tuesday evening and will start at 7.30pm. All Scribblers are welcome!

Another entry for your diary is the Ipswich Arts Festival that takes place from Saturday 28th June until Sunday 13th July with various events organised throughout including two creative writing workshops on Saturday 5th July each costing £20 including lunch, a poetry tent at the Music In The Park Day on Sunday 6th and the Writer’s Café @ Starbucks on Monday 7th July.

Thanks to Lauren and Steven for yet again providing the cakes and to Morag for taking the chair and notes.

Until next time,

Keep Scribbling!


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Monday, May 19, 2008

A Wind Farm off Felixstowe?

It has been reported that the world's largest offshore wind farm with 140 wind turbines will be erected off the Suffolk coast and could start producing electricity as early as 2009.

Work is expected to start next year on the Greater Gabbard wind farm with comletion planned for 2010.

Chosen for its high wind speeds and quite low depths of water, there appears to be no environmental concerns although fishermen are worried about the impact on fishing grounds. It is considered unlikely that wind farm will be visible from the shore so it should not impact on the horizon. The field will offer its power to the National Grid at Sizewell.

BBC writersroom newsletter

Deadline: 16 June 08
BBC writersroom is having an open call for original 30-minute scripts based on the theme of "The Nation's Health". Eight writers will each receive a £500 bursary and mentoring from within the BBC.

Sharps FAQ
Got any questions about Sharps? Read our list of Frequently Asked Questions...

Writing TV Drama
Read our collection of tips on writing TV Drama.

Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharaoh
On Monday 14 April, the writers and creators of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes talked to us about their writing.

Ashes to Ashes script
And you can read the script for the first episode of Ashes to Ashes - as well as the first episode of Life on Mars - at our Script Archive.

Submitting your script to BBC writersroom
Want to write for the BBC? Find out what to send us on our script submissions page.
Micheal Jacob has joined our list of bloggers, and gives you the inside skinny on the newly-launched BBC College of Comedy. Join the conversation.

The Rod Hall Memorial Award
Deadline: 01 June 08
Unproduced playwrights could win a £5,000 commission from Paines Plough and representation by the Rod Hall Agency

Bruntwood Playwriting Competition
Deadline: 13 June 08
Win up to £15,000 for your play

Deadline: 15 August 08
Have your comedy performed in a West End theatre.

The Alfred Fagon Award
Deadline: 31 August 2008
£5,000 award for a new stage play by a playwright of Caribbean or African descent.


Tuesday 20th May at 7.30 in the Cafe Libra is where its at! That's the competition for attending wrtiers only to win the Bill Budner Trophy.

Yes the Bill Budner Trophy is up for grabs again - reminding us that Morag must return the trophy as her 'loan' period is now over!.
You may write up to 1,000 words on any subject or genre you choose. Of course, if you wish to submit a poem then please do.

The only stipulations are that your work must be typed and anonymous - so please do not include your name at all.

The work will be laid face down on a table and then each Scribbler will pick an entry, have a few minutes to familiarise themselves with the work before reading it out to the group. Everyone will have the opportunity to mark each work, the winner being announced later in the evening with the trophy being presented to them by the current holder, Morag.

On the evidence of our Bill Budner Trophy competitions, this should be another good evening.

Here's to it and may the best work win!

Keep Scribbling!

Like Ships that Pass in the Night

Sunday 25 May at 12 noon Morag and Kay interview Felixstowe author Judy Clements about her new book on www.felixstoweradio.co.uk

Monday, May 12, 2008

Driver could hold key to finding Luke

It is two years since young Luke Durbin went missing on his way home from a night out in Ipswich. For his family and friends the period has been devastatingly concerning and very frustrating. Like all the other people, young and old, who disappear from our lives, we all hope, and pray, that they will be all be returned to their families some day.

From the pages of tonights Ipswich Evening Star on Monday 12 May 2008 reported by TOM POTTER, is the following feature on Luke.

A makeshift shrine to missing Luke at the Cattle Market.

ON the two year anniversary of her son's disappearance, Nikki Durbin today told how she believes the identity of a motorist captured on CCTV could hold the answer to where her son is.

Luke Durbin's mum renewed her appeal to locate the driver captured on CCTV in Ipswich the night he disappeared as she told of her pain in enduring two years without him.

Luke, from Hollesley, was last seen crossing the road from St Stephens Lane to the Old Cattle Market in Ipswich after a night out with friends at Zest nightclub.

He was 19 when he went missing in the early hours of Friday, May 12, 2006 and the last confirmed sighting of him is on CCTV images in the town centre, close to the bus station around 4am.

Luke Durbin

Despite extensive appeals for information and numerous unconfirmed sightings of Luke, he has still not returned home.

Even though the response from the public has been encouraging, police are still awaiting the vital piece of information that may lead them to Luke.

They are still keen to trace the driver of a silver car spotted on CCTV footage released shortly after Luke's disappearance.

The car is shown driving past Tinkerbelle bridal wear shop in Orwell Place around the time of the last sighting of Luke.

Nikki Durbin

Today Ms Durbin said she is desperate to locate whoever was behind the wheel of the car.

She said: “Since Luke has been missing there have been so many calls from people with potential sightings and support and I can't thank those people enough for that.

“Now I want to find the driver of this car because I believe they can tell us something we don't know about what happened to Luke.”

Luke was recently featured on the BBC's Missing Live program which turned up even more sightings from all over the country.

Detective inspector Ian Addison, who is leading the Suffolk police enquiry into Luke's disappearance, appealed directly to Luke to get in touch with them or his mum to let her know he is safe.

Ms Durbin said: “We had 27 cases of sightings from that appeal and Whitechapel in London was again mentioned. One lady thought she had seen Luke selling the big issue but a photo sent to the police proved it wasn't him.

“There were so many new sightings for the police to follow them up but I think they had exhausted most of the other avenues they could go down.

“As time goes by, I realise that the search for Luke is endless and I still fear that I might not live to see him return. I hope to find him in whatever circumstance before I die.”

Ms Durbin has distributed new posters around Ipswich appealing for the driver of the silver car to come forward.

Anyone who may be able to help in find Luke can call Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or in confidence call Missing People on 0500 700700 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Send a message of support to Nikki Durbin by writing to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN, or e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk

Where to join in the campaign to find Luke:




Or e-mail: findluke@hotmail.co.uk

Thursday, May 08, 2008


For all your research and information for writers
visit your local Felixstowe Library
and the Suffolk Record Office .




In the Chair: Dick.

Apologies for absence were received from Alex, Peter and Rosie.

In attendance Debbie, Ali, Tony, Jane, Trish, Liliane, Morag, Steven and Lauren, Barry, Dave and Dick.

An extra Tuesday in April meant a three week gap between meetings, and goodness, the “excitement” we had during that time! Namely one World War Two bomb that was found, then towed out to sea, lost, found and then detonated. During this worrying saga we understand that Kay was one of the Scribblers who had to evacuate and ended up ’house sitting’ for Morag who was away on holiday at the time. Incidentally, Morag was back in Felixstowe at the home of a former Scribbler, Sue Smith, when the bomb was detonated and shook the house. It makes one understand the need for such an exclusion zone.

As a footnote to this, Felixstowe TV provided some really excellent coverage with the footage still available to view on their website at http://www.felixstowetv.co.uk/news.php


Confirmation of the results of the competition are:-

1st Ruth Dugdall - Old Dogs & New Tricks
2nd Kayley Lyndle - Off the Beaten Track
joint 3rd - Morag Clarke - Suspicious Minds
joint 3rd - Una McMorran - The Waiting Room

1st - Harriet Avery (aged 14) - It all started when...
2nd - Emily Sims (aged 11) - Cooking up Trouble
3rd - Megan Payne (aged 9) - Valentina the Doctor`s Daughter.

Maureen enjoyed the competition but with fifty one entries she needed help judging the entries with a friend and her son. Our sincerest thanks to Maureen for making this possible and, of course, congratulations to all the winners.


Nice to welcome back Debbie, Trish and Ali to our meeting.

Alex missed the meeting as he is in Scotland where his sister was married at the Bank Holiday. Let’s hope their weather was as good as ours!

Rosie has dropped out of the Scribblers for the time being because of revision for her GCSEs. Fingers crossed that it all pays dividends and she gets her passes. So best of luck Rosie and see you whenever you can make it back.

Peter is of course on the other side of the world by now and will miss the next two meetings as well. Doubtless he’ll come back with an Australian twang to his Suffick haccent.

Caz sent her sincerest thanks to The Felixstowe Scribblers for the collection in aid of Jack’s Just Giving fundraiser for EACH. The Scribblers are mentioned on their website.
An update on Liam can be viewed at


Tony’s brother has had his first book published in the USA where he lives. His first attempt, a saga of over a million words never made it, but this book was conceived written and published in just a few short months. Perhaps there is a market for publishing Stateside.

A message has arrived from Pat who has been missing for a while. She says

“I regret that I have not been able to attend recently. This year, Tuesday is proving to be a bad day for me because it is our main competition day at my golf club, and, as I am Lady Captain, I have a lot of work that day and usually that evening. But I do hope to see you all soon. I do enjoy the meetings.”

Scott has also been in contact and apologises for missing the last two meetings. The first was a little depression over his injured leg that led to an inability to do any fitness training. Overall this has given him not helped and this, can you believe it, has led to his first ever writers block. Scott and Aimee are off on holiday this Saturday and now, it seems, may also be starting another Tuesday class. Let’s hope they have a lovely relaxing holiday and come back refreshed and with fresh literary ideas for Scott. Just as an aside, there are some tips at http://onlinescribblers.com covering writers block.

A reminder that the Ipswich Arts Festival runs from June 28th until July 13th and will include three different writers’ workshops during the fortnight. Details of the events will be released early in May. Check out the website for more details including the 2008 Short Story Competition that has cash and book tokens available in three categories, Adult, Young People (ages 12-16) and Children (ages 7-11). The subject is for a 500 word story on ’Migration’ whilst the children’s competition calls for 250 words on ’Journeys’. Be warned that the closing date is rapidly approaching - Friday May 16th, so if you haven’t yet entered then visit
This will give you all the details you need.


We are pleased as punch that our Judy has at last had her book published. Entitled “Like Ships That Pass in the Night”, a cover shot is available on our weblog along with the LAWRENCE MEDIA press release. The book costs £12.99 and is available from Amazon or can be ordered from bookshops.

Well done Judy!

Of course there has been some not so good news for Judy. Her passion for Burma and the tales and pictures she has provided for us in the past, has been tempered by the dreadful tragedy that has cost so many lives. Judy says “Our friend and guide Zuu appears to be missing and my London-based Burmese friend is in distress as his parents live in Yangon and sister and family in the devastated delta region. He has no means of finding out whether they are even alive. I am so sad for them all.” I am certain that all Scribblers share Judy’s concerns.


Locked up after the meeting and the alarm activated. Had to re-enter the building and check round thoroughly before discovering a window on the upper floor had not been properly closed. The alarm reset perfectly after that.

On the way back to Ipswich along the A14, first a motorcyclist joined dead in front of me and disappeared into the distance at approaching a ton. I was travelling at 70mph and being caught and overtaken by a very fast moving car when another vehicle, a taxi, came from the Trimleys to join the A14, accelerating hard and beginning to pass me on the inside - I had nowhere to go, but the idiot of a taxi driver decided to brake hard after nearly spearing me in the side. He hung back and then came past me a few miles down the road well in excess of the speed limit.

If you think that was enough, coming off the A12 were two fire engines, blue lights flashing and I got trapped between them. I couldn’t brake to let the second one past to begin with because it was not safe to do so. Although I pulled to the side, I kept driving as I did not want to cause an accident by stopping but the following fire engine did not attempt to pass. The Orwell Bridge and cones, miles of cones. The leading fire engine was caught behind a stream of slower moving traffic and then - ahead I could see all the blue lights, police vehicles all over the place - that’s when the second engine came past me. There was carnage at the Wherstead turn-off and, although only two vehicles were apparently involved there were many more slewed all round the scene. From the newspaper reports the driver of the car involved is critical.

After that, I got home safely, though perhaps a little shakily! One could say that the library alarm delayed me sufficiently to avoid being directly involved in the accident…..

The platform:

The Open 1,500 word work:

Liliane: Too Long at the Fair.
Dick : Just Like Robbing ‘ood.

The Themed 500 word assignments on ‘Fair or Fare‘:

Debbie: Cloven
Ali: The Snarl’s Tale
Lauren: Random Story Part Three.
Tony: The Things We Do for Timothy Whiteboots
Jane: All the Fun of the Fair.
Trish: Strawberry Fair.
Barry: The Cricket Club.
Dave: Fair.

Dick and Dave then read out a short script for Bill and Bert of The Lost Sock fame, entitled “The Navy Lark - Felixstowe.” Guess what that was about! Tony was asked if we could write a 30 minute skit on the missing bomb…. That’s one for the melting pot perhaps.

Next meeting Tuesday 20th May - and another special meeting.

This time it is the Bill Budner Trophy up for grabs. This means that the homework is on any theme and in any genre you wish.

The only stipulations are that your work must be typed and anonymous - so you must not include your name at all.

The work will be laid face down on a table and then Scribblers will pick an entry, have a few minutes to familiarise themselves with the work before reading it out to the group. Everyone will have the opportunity to mark each work, the winner being announced later in the evening with the trophy being presented to them by the current holder, Morag.

Thanks to Barry, Lauren and Steven for providing the eats again.

Until next time,

Keep Scribbling!

Dave (for Dick)



1) Riverside Writers' next meeting - dates & writing project.
2) AGM Report for 2008.
3) Photos of Words from Wordsmiths
The next meeting of Riverside Writers will take place at 7.30-9.30pm at West Kirby Library in The Concourse, on Monday, May 19th.
May's writing project is set on the theme of The Stray Shoe. How many times, when you've been travelling around, have you seen a perfectly good shoe flung onto a grass verge or bus stop roof, or similar? Who did the shoe belong to, and how did it get there? Where is the other shoe now, and who has it? In a poem or short story (of any length), tell the story of the stray shoe.
AGM Report for 2008
Founded in 1998 by Val New, the group has recently been experiencing a dramatic increase of membership. A year ago, the group was on the verge of being disbanded due to poor attendance, but this is most certainly not the situation now.
After many years of service, Val New has retired as Treasurer. We thank her for all her hard work. Our new Treasurer is Peter Hurd, who writes poetry, non-fiction and fiction in several genres.
Tim Hulme was re-elected as Secretary. Tim’s humorous stories have been broadcast on Radio Merseyside, and his work has been published in The New Cauldron magazine.
Adele Cosgrove-Bray was re-elected as Chairperson. Adele has been published by Hadley Rille Books, Dark Moon Press, Prediction Magazine and others. For more information visit:- http://www.adelecosgrove-bray.com . Or try her MySpace site:- http://www.myspace.com/whimsicalpixels .
Riverside Writers presented Words from Wordmsiths on April 7th, as part of Wirral BookFest. Everyone who took part in this well-attended evening of readings enjoyed the experience and considers the event to have been a success. West Kirby Library has invited us to hold a similar event next year, which is excellent news.
Each month, Riverside Writers set a project wherein everyone in encouraged to write either a poem of short story (of any length) to a particular theme. The theme might be a specific location, or inspired by an unusual photograph or phrase, or there might be a required opening sentence. Sometimes a random bunch of words (eg. potato, cuckoo clock, ballet shoe, Lamborghini) might have to be used within the same written piece.
Participation is not mandatory, but everyone who has taken part has found the exercise worthwhile, both in terms of improving their writing skills and confidence, and in providing them with a body of work.
The projects have also given the meetings a focus.
GROUP PURPOSE (in no particular order)
a) To encourage people to write.
b) To offer constructive, polite criticism of each others’ work.
c) To offer useful advice about the publishing industry.
d) To encourage use of the internet as a networking tool.
e) To provide a friendly and informal atmosphere where writers of all genres and abilities can socialise.
A copy of this AGM report can be read at http://www.myspace.com/riversidewriters where comments can be left.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

From Judy - her first and very entertaining book

From Judy - her first and very entertaining book

'Like Ships that Pass in the Night'

The Shipway, Mallard Way,
Hollesley, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3QJ
Tel/fax: 01394 410203
email: lawrencemediapr@aol.com
May 1 2008

Suffolk Sailor's Adventures at Sea

A Suffolk woman who spent almost a decade exploring the oceans in a wooden boat has just published an account of her adventures.

Judy Clements, who lives in Eyke with her partner Ron Cushing, describes how she overcame sea-sickness, horrendous storms and hours of tedium in her first book, .

In 1988 Judy and Ron gave up their secure jobs and a home in London to live aboard their 38-foot sailing boat, Fram. Yet Judy and Ron weren't born to the sea. Until they undertook their first trial sail back in 1981 they were complete novices. Now, 25 years later, they're among the most experienced sailing members of Woodbridge Cruising Club.

Admits Judy: 'The true joy of sailing is meeting so many fascinating people. The characters we met during those early years made each voyage thoroughly memorable. On one trip to Menorca we met a minder from London's east end, bent on revenge after his best friend seduced his wife. On another a crack addict stole from us in Dominica, landing us in the lap of the local law.'

Some encounters proved more hospitable, though. Judy and Ron were delighted when a platoon of soldiers stationed on a small Greek island entertained them to Sunday lunch.

Although Judy and Ron are now both pensioners they've not lost their sense of adventure. They're still cruising in Fram, but are content with making shorter trips across the North Sea to Holland and Scandinavia.

'Like Ships that Pass in the Night' is published on May 6th by Discovered Authors in their DA Diamonds imprint, price £12.99. It is available from Amazon or can be ordered from bookshops.

Judy Clements is available for interviews and can be contacted by email at ronjude_eyke@hotmail.com

Angela Lawrence, Lawrence Media. Email: lawrencemediapr@aol.comPress & Publicity Officer, Woodbridge Cruising Club.

Saturday, May 03, 2008


After an extra week waiting for our next meeting, the day is fast approaching. With a 500 word homework theme on 'FARE' or 'FAIR' for the meeting on Tuesday 6th May which takes place in the Cafe Libra at Felixstowe Library, start time at 7.30pm. The two long open themed pieces will be by Dick and Liliane.

The last two weeks have brought all sorts of interest in Felixstowe namely the villain of the peace, one hefty 1,000lb German bomb from WWII. It must be said that the Navy did everything in their power to make Felixstowe residents safe in the first instance before retrieving the situation after 'losing' the bomb. Their underwater 'REMUS' eventually located the bomb and then detonated it. Who provided great coverage from day one until the mission had been completed, none other than Felixstowe TV. Well done to them! And of course the Navy!

Coming up this weekend are some great events in the area, none more than the Ipswich to Felixstowe Historic Vehicle Run with vehicles leaving Christchurch Park Ipswich at 11.30 Sunday morning then being displayed on the promenade at Felixstowe during the afternnon. Usually a great day! Then, of course, there's the Ipswich - Hull football match on the same day, Ipswich vs Peterborough speedway on Monday and the celebration of the Town's greatest cup victory 30 years ago. The local press will have full details.

Our friend and member of the Online Scribblers Rochelle Moore has finished writing another book - "Witch" and has sent it off to publishers in both the UK and the US. It sounds as if there is positive interest from the UK publisher whilst there are also favourable signs across the pond. Fingers crossed for her.

For those not aware, Liam Fairhurst who raised a mega amount of money in memory of Jack, had an operation last week for cancer. A large part of his lung was removed but he is in good spirits and is already back at home. Let's send our thoughts out to him.

Hope to see you Tuesday but in the meantime, enjoy your weekend!

Keep Scribbling!

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