Bric

Bric

57 years old
Female
Location
Middlesbrough
United Kingdom
Current Status
@erskine_fiona New twitter account All followers welcome!
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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    Unpublished writer (so far)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 John Taylor's picture.
    Go Daeds! Wish I could’ve been there.
    3 months ago
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    Barny
    Barny commented on Bric's wall:
    :-)
    3 months ago
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    Bric
    Bric commented on Barny's wall:
    Just read your February comp entry. Wow! Blew me away.
    3 months ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Philippa's Blog "Psychology "Trust" Survey (a favour)".
    Tried my best to answer. Failed to confess that scent (unadulterated by aftershave or perfume) probably plays a role. And dreams about colleagues can be deeply revealing. Sorry. Had a glass. Or two.
    3 months ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Caducean Whisks's Blog "Reverse Engineering".
    Oh, Whisks, this all sounds so exciting. Please don't overthink it, just write it. I haven't read all the other comments in detail, but it looks like lot of good food for thought. For what it's worth I always go to music to find the light and shade ...
    3 months ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Philippa's Blog "Breaching the Citadel (aka Getting a Foothold in the Publishing World)".
    Great to read this, Philippa and so glad the meeting with Sarah went well! There's nothing like a face to face encounter to cement a relationship. Which is why it was so nice to meet you and so many other cloudies at Skylark's do! Exhausting isn't ...
    4 months ago
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    GippsGirl
    GippsGirl commented on Bric's wall:
    Fab to see you again at Skylark's book launch, Bric. And it seems you have good news too! Congratulations. I don't do twitter, but will be happy to spread the word when the time is right, and if you happen to do a launch in London, feel free to add ...
    4 months ago
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    Bric
    Bric commented on Athelstone's picture.
    Or snorting Bolivian marching powder?
    4 months ago
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    Bric
    Bric @erskine_fiona New twitter account All followers welcome!
    4 months ago
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    Bric
    Bric commented on Athelstone's picture.
    Nicest pic I’ve seen in ages. Can I borrow it?
    4 months ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on Edward Picot's Blog "The Great Project".
    Interesting. Thrive in death? I'll have to think about that one.
    6 months ago
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    Hil
    Hil commented on Bric's wall:
    Messaged you again, in case Cloud doesn't tell you!
    7 months ago
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    Hil
    Hil commented on Bric's wall:
    Have sent you a message. H x
    7 months ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on RichardB's Blog "Uncle Harold's Last Flight".
    I shall look out for it next time. Thank you.
    8 months ago
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    Bric
    "Bric" commented on RichardB's Blog "Uncle Harold's Last Flight".
    Fascinating. A regular walk of mine and yet I had no idea. Many thanks for this.
    8 months ago

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  • Barny
    by Barny 3 months ago
    :-)
  • GippsGirl
    by GippsGirl 4 months ago
    Fab to see you again at Skylark's book launch, Bric. And it seems you have good news too! Congratulations. I don't do twitter, but will be happy to spread the word when the time is right, and if you happen to do a launch in London, feel free to add me to the guest list. :)
  • Hil
    by Hil 7 months ago
    Messaged you again, in case Cloud doesn't tell you!
  • Hil
    by Hil 7 months ago
    Have sent you a message. H x
  • Cissy
    by Cissy 8 months ago
    Back at you, hang in there Cx
  • Skylark
    by Skylark 8 months ago
    Thank you, Bric :-) Yours is very cleverly crafted and the emotion raw but understated. Well done.
  • Barb
    by Barb 8 months ago
    Beautiful emotion in your comp entry, Bric. Such lovely handling of a sad topic.
  • bazbaron
    by bazbaron 8 months ago
    There is such poignancy in your meaningful comp entry, Bric. Brought a tear to my eyes. x
  • Hil
    by Hil 8 months ago
    Ooh - just spotted there's another bit to read!
  • Hil
    by Hil 8 months ago
    Thank you. I was just marvelling at your entry when I came across your wonderful and well-deserved news! x