Jill

Jill

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Intrigued by a boat hotel seen on the river today, though think I might feel somewhat claustrophobic sleeping in one of the refurbished cabins. :) Might be a unique fictional location for the thriller writers amongst you!
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  • Are you a ...?
    Writer published in mags, etc
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    Fiction for children
    If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    Poetry
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Various
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    I have favourites in fiction (all genres) and non-fiction, particularly psychology. Clarissa Pinkola Estes' "Women Who Run With The Wolves # Contacting The Power Of The Wild Woman" has influenced me and my writing in a deep way.
    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?
    Attain the dream.
    Your worst habit?
    For me to know!
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get through
    Where do you write?
    home office/notebooks anywhere
    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 have also written fiction for Young Adults. Half-full glass. Embrace challenges & change. I trust that perseverence will win out. Always loved writing, whether it be academic or creative. Also love many other creative pursuits, including artwork.

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    Jill Intrigued by a boat hotel seen on the river today, though think I might feel somewhat claustrophobic sleeping in one of the refurbished cabins. :) Might be a unique fictional location for the thriller writers amongst you!
    18 hours ago
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    Jill Liking the lightness of our newly branded Cloud...
    3 days ago
    • Jill
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      Jill ... and feeling a lighthearted blog bubbling up from the depths of the inner sea. :)
      3 days ago
    • OFP
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      OFP gwan, then...
      3 days ago
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      Jill You have to give a girl time to formulate!
      3 days ago
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    Jill Enjoying the new lightness on our newly branded Cloudy. :)
    3 days ago
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    Jill Enjoying the clear, sunny, blue sky day. :)
    4 days ago
    • Stephen Mark
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      Stephen Mark Me, too, Jill. However, I must get outside sonn, stop drinking wine and get on with the gardening, which desperately demands my attention!
      4 days ago
    • Jill
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      Jill Perhaps when you've finished your garden, you would like to pop over and tackle mine?! Went out shopping with Mr J and will be starting on the wine shortly. :)
      3 days ago
    • Stephen Mark
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      Stephen Mark Well, Jill, I've done the wine and now, the gardening, too. However, cream-crackered so, early to bed I think :-) x
      3 days ago
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      Jill Sweet dreams, Stephen Mark. zzzzz
      3 days ago
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    "Jill" commented on Jan's Blog "I'm here!".
    Welcome to the Cloud, Jan. You sound like a lady with a large sense of humour and very much to be welcomed! Hope you will enjoy being part of our tribe and that you will soon find the job of your dreams. :)
    4 days ago
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    Jill *******
    4 days ago
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    Jill
    "Jill" commented on Hilly's Blog "Just saying 'hello' ".
    Hello, Hilly. Welcome to Cloudland and enjoy. :) You have certainly led an interesting and varied life ~ plenty of grist for the writing mill, so no wonder you are as prolific as you describe.
    4 days ago
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    Jill Reportedly the first day of Spring, but the weather doesn't seem to have received the message. Cold and dreary here, although there are daffodils to cheer. :)
    5 days ago
    • David
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      David Spring Equinox
      5 days ago
    • David
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      David The snowdrops were right
      5 days ago
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    Jill
    Jill commented on David's picture.
    Sounds intriguing. Hope all goes to plan with this ambitious project. :)
    5 days ago
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    Jill
    Jill commented on David's picture.
    Beautifully expressive painting. How is your Augustine progressing, David?
    5 days ago
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    Jill
    "Jill" commented on Mashie Niblick's Blog "Dictionary of quotations and proverbs.".
    *might require reading*
    6 days ago
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    Jill
    "Jill" commented on Mashie Niblick's Blog "Dictionary of quotations and proverbs.".
    Fascinating! Think this might reading quite a few times to gauge layers of meaning. :)
    6 days ago
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    "Jill" commented on Jill's Blog "Tempus Fugit".
    Your comments much appreciated, Giselle. I will try to live up to your sense of more stories to come. :) You, too, seem to be on a roll ~ more stories like that of the crane, please!
    6 days ago
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    Giselle
    "Giselle" commented on Jill's Blog "Tempus Fugit".
    *Blows nose and wipes eyes* This is such a lovely blog, Miss Forever Young. And Baz's comments so striking as well. Such beauty in the reminiscing, such love, acceptance, and willing to keep on going. You're definitely on a roll Jill, I sense more ...
    7 days ago
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    "Jill" commented on Jill's Blog "Tempus Fugit".
    No shame in tears, Stephen Mark. :) I am not always positive about getting older, but, as there is nothing we can do about that process and there is only one alternative (which I've diced with on more than one occasion!!) then acceptance and ...
    7 days ago

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  • Scarlett
    by Scarlett 8 days ago
    Thank you, auntie J xxx
  • Scarlett
    by Scarlett 9 days ago
    Thanks Jill. It's been the hardest thing I've ever been through, and to make it worse my grandmother died in the early hours of Monday morning. So it continues.

    I'll check your blog out x
  • David
    by David 9 days ago
    The photos look beautiful, Jill. Mellow Mediterranean light. I imagine it's blazing in the Summer, but Spring is more calming.
  • David
    by David 2 months ago
    Did you check out the publishers I mentioned yet?
  • Giselle
    by Giselle 3 months ago
    Thank you Jill, it's off to a good start, even if work is squeezing in now and then. Kids and family all happy and healthy. *more hugs*
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 5 months ago
    Thank you, Jill :-)
  • Scarlett
    by Scarlett 7 months ago
    Okay when ever you get some free time x
  • Scarlett
    by Scarlett 7 months ago
    PM'd you back on the Pm you pm'd me with.
  • Scarlett
    by Scarlett 7 months ago
    Thank you x
    Hope everything is okay your end
  • Scarlett
    by Scarlett 7 months ago
    Just finished the summer course so have until October to chill out. Then my next semester begins.