Where Dark Things Live – Roald Dahl

Never mind about Halloween coming!  The Grandma in “George’s Marvellous Medicine” by Roald Dahl would scare anyone, not just George.  Still he got his own back!  

George's Marvellous Medicine, Roald Dahl

George’s Marvellous Medicine, Roald Dahl

Reading and re-reading

Today it’s “Little Women” 😊https://patriciachubb.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/f801f93d-e79a-43eb-9892-b3622a63f090-1.mov

“I want to do something splendid before I go into my castle–something heroic, or wonderful–that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead. I don’t know what, but I’m on the watch for it, and mean to astonish you all, some day. I think I shall write books, and get rich and famous; that would suit me, so that is my favorite dream.”

― Louisa May Alcott

Mind Maps

Whilst I was looking into various Writing Apps I came across one called MindNode – an app which helps you create mind maps and which has become a firm favourite of mine.  If you can imagine your writing wall/notice board in front of you, covered in Post Its of who is who and where they are going you will know how much space this takes up and how annoying it is when one of the post its loses its’ stickiness and falls down behind the desk never to be seen again.  Or worse – your toddler son decides it would be fun to rearrange them all!  Grrrr… Continue reading

Story writing

“No story lives unless someone wants to listen. The stories we love best do live in us forever.” – JK Rowling

This is my ambition in life – to create a story that lives forever in other people.  The nature of blogging defies that logic but it’s a good place to start.  Continue reading