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And… Three Title Changes Later…

Just shy of 4 years and 3 title changes... I'm getting there. #iamwriting

WELCOME TO THE DIDSBROOK WRITERS GROUP

An Honest Review is about a writers group somewhere in the Home Counties. I must stress that this is a work of fiction and any resemblance to actual persons is purely coincidental. Over the next few weeks, I am planning to introduce you to the members of the Didsbrook Writers Group, in the hope that you might grow to love them as much as I do.

CRITIQUES: Taking Them on the Chin

As agonising as critiques can be, they are a vital part of our development as writers.  If we don't take feedback on the chin, we will never learn to master the craft.

DEFINING MOMENTS TEASER – FREEDOM

Lisa Grant leaves the UK to start a new life in The Algarve working at her Father's vineyard. When her ancient landrover breaks down at the Portsmouth ferry terminal unreliable old flame, Rory arrives and is also headed for Portugal, so they continue their journey together deciding to take their time driving through Spain and Portugal.

DEFINING MOMENTS TEASER – QUADRAGENARIAN

Extract from Defining Moments... the morning after the night of Lisa Grant's fortieth birthday.

DEFINING MOMENTS TEASER – WOMANHOOD

Lisa falls into bed with Jack Wilde during the early hours of the morning after her twenty-first birthday party. There is no doubt in his mind how much he loves her, but for Lisa, it will take a little longer to realise how much she cares about him.

DEFINING MOMENTS TEASER – ADOLESCENCE

Defining Moments - The Truth is Out. A ten-year-old Lisa Grant finds out the truth about why her Father left home when she was six.

DEFINING MOMENTS TEASER – CHILDHOOD

The Universe tends to throw things at you in threes.  Lisa had survived corporal punishment inflicted by her deranged governess, Miss Laverty, coped with the loss of her much-loved nanny, Eileen and was about to be hit by a third devastating blow.

DEFINING MOMENTS TEASER – LISA’S ARRIVAL

NEW LIFE - A short extract from the penultimate edit of Defining Moments a bittersweet coming of (middle) age story about Baby Boomer, Lisa Grant. Lisa's Birth.

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