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Chapter One of Simon Says: Perfect Prison #amwriting

Simon says   Chapter 1: Perfect Prison   Who knows how she got to that moment? Banging on the kitchen door, demanding to be let out. She was cooking a pasta bake, pasta steaming away, needed a tissue, and she couldn’t get out of the door. Simon had Louis, their son, their one and a […]

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Legal deposit is forever

I have the phrase ‘legal deposit is for ever’ on my mind, but then wonder who on earth I think I am for even hoping that my writing will last. As Lorde says, ‘only bad people like to see their … Continue reading

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Simon Says Three: Your Sweetness is my Weakness

Simon Says Three   Your Sweetness is my weakness   So here we were for the jam. I’ve always liked the idea of a jam, if I’m honest, though not the fruit kind. More, the getting together of musicians and … Continue reading

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Exposé – the title track from my first novella – published 1998 in the UEA texts series

Exposé Looking at the aged couple bickering in the corner of my Metro carriage, I doubt this is the City of Love.  I don’t quite understand what they are saying, but the words “Dans le café encore une fois?” and … Continue reading

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Make Sure You Have One – a short story

I have blogged this before, but I have just noticed a glaring error on my introduction so I am blogging it again! International copyright remains with the individual author, ie Becky Deans and any similarities to any people or organisations … Continue reading

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Chapter One of Simon Says: Perfect Prison

Simon says   Chapter 1: Perfect Prison   Who knows how she got to that moment? Banging on the kitchen door, demanding to be let out. She was cooking a pasta bake, pasta steaming away, needed a tissue, and she … Continue reading

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Chapter Two

I’m so excited. I’ve just found Chapter Two of a novel that I am having real trouble writing. I didn’t even realise I’d managed Chapter Two. It needs some work, but would you like me to write some more? Chapter … Continue reading

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