Bric

Bric

56 years old
Female
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Middlesbrough
United Kingdom
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    Thriller
    If you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?
    General Fiction
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Alice Munro
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    The Periodic Table- Primo Levi. Pereira Maintains - Antonio Tabucci, Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell, the Spire - William Golding, War and Peace-Tolstoy, Shantaram - David Gregory Roberts, Lifting the Latch - Sheila Stewart.
    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?
    Publish a page turning blockbuster that enlightens and entertains
    Your worst habit?
    Over Complicated plots. Too many characters. One thing then another. He said, she said. Lots of ideas, little skill.
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get through
    Where do you write?
    Trains, planes, hotels, home, 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 love classical music and outdoor swimming, generally not at the same time.

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    Bric
    Bric commented on Hilly's wall:
    Thanks Hilly. I am woefully behind on reading comp entries - Holiday time now and much reading to do!
    23 days ago
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    Hilly
    Hilly commented on Bric's wall:
    Hi Bric. Loved your comp entry. It's great the way you intertwine the fiction with the facts.
    24 days ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Monica Handle's Blog "Bric And Monica Go Mad In Montenegro".
    Go for it Sea! Give it a try. But watch out for the monster.
    27 days ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on RichardB's Blog "Business ethics?".
    I had a hilarious car journey with my teenage son listening to one episode of this. I laughed like a drain until he was forced to stop the podcast because a) I was in danger of crashing the car, and b) he was just too embarrassed to listen to the ...
    29 days ago
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    Gerry
    Gerry commented on Bric's wall:
    Oh, waves - I'd forgotten about them. Consider yourself waved back at...
    1 month ago
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    Bric
    Bric commented on Monica Handle's wall:
    Nice comp. entry MH. The remembered phone call that precipitates a journey. Tough times.
    1 month ago
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    Bric commented on Hel's wall:
    Excellent, moving competition entry Hel. Beautifully done.
    1 month ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Jenni Belsay's Blog "Like Father...".
    Magnificent photos Jenni. Not easy to get the focal length right - these are stunning.
    1 month ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Barb's Blog "Caption Comp".
    Strictly Come Dancing 2017 - a preview of the opening floorshow by our professional dancers, contestants and judges in costumes designed to hide their identity until the last moment - can anyone spot Anton du Beck?
    1 month ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Gerry's Blog "Variations on the Golden Mean".
    Indeed! Nothing ventured, nothing gained. You paint a fascinating picture. But maybe turning around and finding another way might be wiser? I enjoyed this.
    1 month ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Monica Handle's Blog "Equoids ahoy".
    Snorting and neighing with laughter here, to the surprise of my Geordie colleagues. Haway the lad!
    1 month ago
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    Bric Monica - I had to use spellcheck
    1 month ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Woolleybeans's Blog "Describe Yourself".
    Illiterate alcoholic.
    1 month ago
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    Mashie Niblick
    Mashie Niblick commented on Bric's wall:
    Very kind, this is extracted from my wip and has been helpful to crystallise the relationship between narrator and Julian...ie two years thought!
    1 month ago

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  • Hilly
    by Hilly 24 days ago
    Hi Bric. Loved your comp entry. It's great the way you intertwine the fiction with the facts.
  • Gerry
    by Gerry 1 month ago
    Oh, waves - I'd forgotten about them. Consider yourself waved back at...
  • Mashie Niblick
    by Mashie Niblick 1 month ago
    Very kind, this is extracted from my wip and has been helpful to crystallise the relationship between narrator and Julian...ie two years thought!
  • Gerry
    by Gerry 2 months ago
    Yo Bric!
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    by Seagreen 2 months ago
    Sent you a PM x
  • OFP
    by OFP 4 months ago
    So how was China? I've never been past Hong Kong. Its on my list but it's a long list. Blog if you've the time.
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    by / 7 months ago
    I have the songs but need the dialogue. It is a facinating concept.
  • bryo
    by bryo 7 months ago
    I Owe you a hot pokered mulled wine for your lovely comments. This you may redeem on any Saturday night in December, between the hours of 7.30pm and 9.30pm in The Black Bull Yarm High street. Wear a hi viz vest and wave dramatically for t'will be seasonally chocker, chuck. And me peepers ain't what they used to be.
  • AlanP
    by AlanP 7 months ago
    I have yet to read anything of yours that doesn't require me to look up something; this month's comp included. Neat.
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    by / 8 months ago
    Top Comp entry, yours. Struggling with the homework. Read and read again, your Desert Island Disks and more impressed each time. Can't think of a reason to have the MC as a guest. 'Our guest here today has been directly linked to three political assassinations and implicated in at least three more. He has also been linked with the deaths of at least four Russian military advisors in Sierra Leone, please welcome.....' Somehow greatest 'hits' seems to carry more than one context....