Left Brain, Right Brain – can you be an editor and a writer?

I’ve just launched a new Facebook page – one dedicated to my creative writing. It’s called Patricia A Bell, Author (@thebellbirdwrites). I’ve decided I need to separate my creative writing and publishing from my proofreading and editing business, and build my author platform. I used to write a blog post here and then post it […]

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A Short Short Story

As I have previously pointed out, I love writing short fiction. Perhaps still high on my success in the 2013 Reader’s Digest 100-word story competition (I came runner-up), I’ve just entered the BNZ (Bank of New Zealand) Literary Awards, in the Short Short Story category (150 words). As long as your story is deemed eligible, it’s published […]

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Farewell, Facebook

I’ve decided to deactivate my Facebook profile. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not a crusader against the evils of technology and social media. I haven’t suddenly turned into a crashing bore who pins unsuspecting people up against the wall and blasts them with my convictions: The net is stealing our brains! The web is ensnaring […]

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