Short story writer Linda Lewis (aka Catherine Howard) earns a living writing mainly short stories for magazines including The People’s Friend. She gives talks, runs workshops, teaches at summer schools and works as a tutor for the Writers Bureau.
See www.akacatherinehoward.weebly.com for more details.
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Not too long now
I’ve had my first review for the new book
on Amazon. It’s so good, I thought I’d share it.
The Writer's Treasury of Ideas
This Book Will Be Your Bible!,
I'm a "writing guide" junkie, and
I have about 50 at the moment....but, this book is now going to be my bible!!!!
You will never suffer writers block ever again if you have a copy of this on
My head is now exploding with ideas, I'm wondering if I will ever sleep again
Love it.....highly recommended!!!!!!
Vikki from Kent.
Reading that review cheered me up as I
feel as though I haven’t been doing enough to promote the book due to
circumstances outside my control.
I took a last minute booking for a dog
today. His name’s Rocky and he’s another chocolate Labrador that I’ve had stay
before. He’s not like Louis, but he’s no trouble and doesn’t get me up in the
middle of the night either. He’s arriving tomorrow and will stay until Friday.
It’s just what I need to help fill up the last few days before I have to go to Exeter.
I went to RoundhayPark today to
use up some more time. I haven’t been doing anything socially, as I haven’t
felt up to it, but that means I’ve been feeling a bit trapped in the house,
hence the outings. Note to Rae, I think you called while I was out – sorry to
have missed you.
On the way back, John took me to the local
recycling centre (tip) where they have a shop to sell things that were dumped.
I came away with 2 IKEA wall shelves that are not only in great condition and
well made, they were only £6 each. I do love a bargain.
I have done a bit of writing today. I’ve
drafted my Writers’ Forum column. I’ll print it off tomorrow and ask John to
read it throughfor me.
To keep my mind occupied (I still can’t
read books or write any fiction) I made another batch of my favourite lemon ice
cream. It’s a pathetically simple recipe that produces the most amazing
results. I also made strawberry jelly. For some treason, since Mum died, I’ve been
craving sweet foods. Ice cream and jelly will go down a treat.
I watched yet another film last night – it’s
complicated, starring Alec Baldwin and Meryl Streep. It was OK, but predictable
and not half as funny as I’d hoped it would be.