I’m Trying, I’m Trying, I’m Trying!


To write… But I just can’t seem to get my head in gear. Guess it would help if I’d open up the laptop. 🙂  I have a manilla folder that holds my current projects, and let me tell you it is getting quite full. 😦  There are 10 plus short stories that I have started, one to two pages each, and even though I know how each story is to proceed and end, I can’t seem to get them done. But that’s not what this post is about, well kind of, but anyway, I was going through my folder and a slip of paper that I had scribbled some writing tips on, fell out. Here is what was scribbled on it;

Content– characters, plot, description, dialogue.

Context– mood and theme

I wrote these down on the outside of my folder to help me as I write, edit, revise…

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Please Welcome Samantha Bacchus!


So excited Karen, my first ever interview!


Wow, your first one? Well. I am honored to be the first one to interview you!

Tell us, how did you get involved with the short story group?

I had ventured onto Twitter and come across lots of lovely Indie Authors who were willing to share their experiences as well as their stories/novels. I found James, who, like me, had a short story on Alfie Dog Fiction. After a few conversations (sorry – Tweets!), he said I should contact Vanessa about joining the Short Story Group. I was so excited to be given an opportunity to become part of this great group.

How many of the short story books do you have a story in and which ones?

Two. My first short – It’s Not Elfing Funny was included in A Festive Feast and then Last Summer was later included in the…

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