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Self published and sucessful

Some essential tips for self-publishing on Amazon     Image courtesy of Pixabay I recently received back the rights to two of my novels – The Antique Love and The Silk Romance – and  I released both books on Amazon. But getting to the stage of self-publishing on Amazon wasn’t just as easy as pressing a […]

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Creativity is in Observation

 Observation for the creative writer.   Probably the most important attribute for a writer- the ability to observe, record and relate How do you identify a book by Danielle Steel, J.K. Rowling, or Paulo Coelho?  Without batting an eyelid, you can answer in just two words: writing style!  Yes, these famous writers are known for […]

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THE 53 BEST QUOTES ABOUT SUMMER

By Kind Permission of Curated Quotes Great for Authors THE 53 BEST QUOTES ABOUT SUMMER Curated by: Tammy Lamoureux Last updated: 05/6/15 Summer is a special time. Camp. Iced tea. Fireflies. Love… Everything is just a little bit better during this season. We’ve gone ahead and collected the best quotes about the dog days that […]

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BHD accepts no responsibility for the attitudes of writers…………………..

  King John doing what he probably did best……………       Or Dom Lear’s commendable submission for our Magna Carta Competition… ‘Magna Spinne’  Bonjour tout-le-monde, this is Tony, I’m the King’s old Privy Minister, now his Minister of Spinne. – Great work on Magna Carta! – I would just like to add just a […]

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Len Biddlecombe pens a piece for Magna Carta celebrations

The Magna Carta. Anniversaries are important so remember them each year Some of them are sorrowful, some of them are dear. We all celebrate our birthdays they make us feel so glad Remembering the years gone by and all the fun we’ve had. Wedding anniversaries recalling years with pride, Others bring back sadness on dates […]

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Magna Carta Competition Announcement

  BREAKING NEWS As you can see King John is busy creating his newsletter and sorting out the winner for his Great Charter announcement, whilst waiting to hear back from the winner; who has been told by special messenger(email), but has yet to respond. The assorted Barons and church officials seem to be advising publication […]

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From The Editor’s Desk

Opportunities and Apologies. Sorry, if your Blackheath Dawn magazine looks less informative and  professional this issue, believe me, it has more than the normal amount of blood sweat and tears, and angst – don’t talk to me about angst. Petra has been the operating editor whilst we have been continuing our search for a replacement […]

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