New Adventure?

Wednesday 1st and 5th July 2015.

This post for some reason got lost in the date and schedule dates in my edit times,, instead of the date it was done it showed being posted on 5th May. I do not know, so changed the date to today.. it should be automatic, WordPress glitch yes another one. thanks for your understanding..

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Yesterday, the 30th June my daughter made this wonderful cake for me. Being my birthday she went out of her way to make this for me. She spent most of the afternoon in the kitchen baking it and then decorating it. This has been the fourth year running in which she has made me a wonderful cake. Each year with a different topic/title.

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My daughters wonderful birthday cake for me.
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She spent all afternoon trying to get it the way she wanted.

Just recently, the last couple of months that is, I have been concentrating on editing and reading through two of my novel length stories. My love story ‘Our Dream’ has been completed and ‘The Parchment’, a fantasy story, I have completed my first edit a few days ago. After reading it through again, I will say I am pleased with it, I do like this story. Of course it is possible that it can be improved, after all every story can be improved upon. Everyone has a different angle, different viewpoint. Our own personal imagination is our limit, the more imaginative or insane one is the better the story, well maybe. My point is, I enjoy writing stories of all lengths, poetry and song lyrics but just lately I have come short of ideas. Having no prompts or suggestions has made my mind go a little blank of late. So for my birthday yesterday I was given an online writing course, a mystery, crime fiction writing. It is set out in 12 modules with a varying amount of units within each module. This particular course is over a year but the course is open for 18 months and at the end, if completed then one will receive a recognised certificate. (so they say) So I am hoping this will inspire and improve my writing, which I feel is not as high as it could be.

Also the two stories I have now finished I am intending to e’publish via createspace or one other.  Gerry A/C July 2015©



16 thoughts on “New Adventure?

  1. Happy Birthday! I’ve done a couple of online writing courses and I know my writing has improved. You’ll enjoy the writing challenges and feedback. And, while I’m here, I have to say that’s excellent cake decoration.

    1. Thank you Trish, my daughter apparently had to do it several times before she was happy with the result,, it tastes nice as well.. I am hoping the course will be positive,, and you have have just inspired a little with your positive words.. I will no doubt post any interesting updates.. welcome…

  2. Belated Happy Birthday, amazing cake made by your daughter, an congrats on your edits. The online course sounds it will keep your mind engaged so you don’t get bored unless new ideas outside your course, start leaping out at your. ❤ 😀 😀

  3. What a beautiful cake Miss Ellie made for you! So artistic! And happy belated birthday, my dear friend. I hope it was a fun-filled day, surrounded by the peeps you love the most. What a sweeeeeet daughter you have!!! xoxo

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