dyslexic of dartford

dyslexic of dartford

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Faversham
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Are you running a July short story competition ?
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    Fantasy
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Can't say that I have a favourite
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    I really liked the Troy trilogy by David Gemmell, enjoy a bit of Raymond Chandler. As well as the Merlin books by Mary Stewart, the Boudica series by Manda Scott. I liked the Philip Pullman's His dark materials and am quite into Phil Rick Rickman.
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Perfectly balanced
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Prefer to let rip and edit afterwards
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    Publication, admiration, total world domination
    Your worst habit?
    Too numerous to mention.
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    I deeply respect the good folk of publishing
    Where do you write?
    at home.
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    I left school in 1982 with out any quolifications, I can't spell or punctuate and have no idea what nouns, pronouns or adjectives are. Having said that my friends (who are well read) tell me that I can write and that I should go for it, So I have have

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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford Are you running a July short story competition ?
    14 days ago
    • John Alty
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      John Alty Yes, but the winner last time is up a mountain, out of touch, and we await her return to set the July competition. No problem, plenty of time.
      14 days ago
    • dyslexic of dartford
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      dyslexic of dartford OK great.
      13 days ago
    • Athelstone
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      Athelstone Hi DOD, long time no see! Are *we* running a July short story competion, surely.
      13 days ago
    • dyslexic of dartford
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      dyslexic of dartford Sorry my mistake.
      12 days ago
    • Raine
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      Raine It's up DoD! Sorry for the delay & hope you can rustle something up for it. :-)
      12 days ago
    • Athelstone
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      Athelstone WooHoo!!
      12 days ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on Purple witch's wall:
    Thank you very much. The characters in my story are based on people that I know from work. Only the names have been changed to protect the guilty.
    3 months ago
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    Purple witch
    Purple witch commented on dyslexic of dartford's wall:
    Brilliant April comp entry DoD. I smiled and chuckled right to the end. Thanks for the Sunday evening smile.
    3 months ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on Sandra's wall:
    Thank you Sandra, very nice of you to say so.
    3 months ago
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    Sandra
    Sandra commented on dyslexic of dartford's wall:
    Only just got round to reading your comp entry - so many lovely phrases - really enjoyed it - thanks
    3 months ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on Sandra's wall:
    Thank you Sandra I'm really pleased that you liked it. There won't be an update though. There are two possible outcomes to this story, just pick the one that you like best.
    5 months ago
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    Sandra
    Sandra commented on dyslexic of dartford's wall:
    Another excellent comp entry! Such a tease of an ending - hope we get an update.
    5 months ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on MosquitoFB6's wall:
    Really enjoyed your comp entry, very atmospheric.
    5 months ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on Kate's wall:
    Thanks Kate, very nice of you to say so. I've given up on writing a novel but I do enjoy a short story. Keeping my hand in as it were.
    6 months ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on Sandra's wall:
    Thank you Sandra, I'm glad that you liked it. How are you keeping these days ?
    6 months ago
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    Sandra
    Sandra commented on dyslexic of dartford's wall:
    WHAT a creepy, effective comp entry DoD - and some brilliant descriptions.
    6 months ago
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    Kate
    Kate commented on dyslexic of dartford's wall:
    Liked the comp entry. Reminded me of The Island. I reckon there's a book in there and a film!
    6 months ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    dyslexic of dartford commented on AlanP's wall:
    Thank you Alan, I'm glad that you liked it. : - )
    1 year ago
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    AlanP
    AlanP commented on dyslexic of dartford's wall:
    Cracking Comp entry DoD. Well, swollen at least :)
    1 year ago
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    dyslexic of dartford
    "dyslexic of dartford" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    I don't care what your parents think ! Love conkers everything.
    1 year ago

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  • Purple witch
    by Purple witch 3 months ago
    Brilliant April comp entry DoD. I smiled and chuckled right to the end. Thanks for the Sunday evening smile.
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 3 months ago
    Only just got round to reading your comp entry - so many lovely phrases - really enjoyed it - thanks
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 5 months ago
    Another excellent comp entry! Such a tease of an ending - hope we get an update.
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 6 months ago
    WHAT a creepy, effective comp entry DoD - and some brilliant descriptions.
  • Kate
    by Kate 6 months ago
    Liked the comp entry. Reminded me of The Island. I reckon there's a book in there and a film!
  • AlanP
    by AlanP 1 year ago
    Cracking Comp entry DoD. Well, swollen at least :)
  • Hel
    by Hel 1 year ago
    Excellent comp entry D of Dartford. I could really picture those wrestlers in the ring from your precise, vivid description. A nice twist at the end, too.
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 1 year ago
    Worryingly well-observed, your comp entry.
  • BellaM
    by BellaM 1 year ago
    I liked your comp entry and it has a very satisfying ending. Well done.
  • Hel
    by Hel 1 year ago
    Nicely biting entry to comp. Really enjoyed it.