Tag Archives: Dianne Ascroft

Guess Where I’ve Been?

Have you noticed that I haven’t been around here much lately? June and July have been busy months for me. I’ve been to Poland and visited Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps and done a few of other things besides. Then … Continue reading

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The Season Turns, Time To Reflect

It’s the Solstice today – summer if you’re in the northern hemisphere, winter for those in the southern hemisphere. It’s more or less, half way through the year. Did you start the year full of plans and dreams of what … Continue reading

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A New Irish Ghost Story

I began writing this post to get the word out that I’ve released a new Irish ghost story, An Unbidden Visitor, yesterday. When better to do so than during the St Patrick’s week celebrations? I got a surprise this morning … Continue reading

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A Woman Among Many: Women Aloud NI

Organiser, MC, performer – it seemed a lot to do, especially in the weeks leading up to Women Aloud Fermanagh when I worked feverishly to pull it all together. I had to find and encourage women writers in Fermanagh to … Continue reading

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Wishing You A Warm, Comforting Christmas

On Sunday night I left my comfy chair beside our fireplace to attend a concert in Belfast. Relaxing into my seat in the concert hall, I savoured I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas sung by a classical trio. I’m sure … Continue reading

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The Shadow Ally Special Offer

I hope you are enjoying the holiday season. I love the trappings of Christmas, especially the twinkling lights on the tree and sitting in front of a roaring fire with the cats wrapped around me so this is my time … Continue reading

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New Release Special Offer

To celebrate the release of The Shadow Ally, the first Short Read in The Yankee Years series, the story will be available FREE on Thursday, 10th December and Friday, 11th December. To download a copy visit: Amazon UK or Amazon … Continue reading

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Wartime Tales For National Short Story Week

Today I’m featuring wartime stories. This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event I look forward to each year. I enjoy reading and writing this form of literature so I want to support this annual … Continue reading

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Irish Tales For National Short Story Week

I’m restraining myself – I will not say ‘Top of the mornin’ to you’ or use any other Irish cliché. But I am featuring Irish tales today. This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event … Continue reading

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National Short Story Week With The Ex-Pats

This week is National Short Story Week (16th to 22nd November), an event I look forward to each year. I enjoy reading and writing this form of literature so I want to support this annual event by encouraging readers to … Continue reading

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