Category Archives: Word-Crafting With Cindy

Afterwards

I had lunch in a cafe today. Not something worth noting six months ago, but it was only as I stirred my coffee in real gratitude that I realised how much I appreciated this simple freedom. While the world still … Continue reading

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Organizing tips

Organizing all the things can be hard and it’s pretty easy to drop the ball if you have too many must-do’s on your list. For authors, life can be a mess of deadlines, ideas scribbled on bits of coffee stained … Continue reading

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Brave New Worlds

Now, more than ever, the world needs stories. Your stories – our stories. A book is another world, an escape – and sometimes an inspiration. I think everyone has read at least one book where the story resonated so strongly … Continue reading

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Pantry Apple Crumble

Time is weird during this phase where all our routines are misplaced. And so it was that I lost track of my blog schedule! To make up for being late, here is an easy and yummy dessert which can be … Continue reading

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Courage

The world has lost its innocence as we rediscover what past humans endured and survived. But we are more able now than any time in history to study and fight this virus. The human species survived many such disasters in … Continue reading

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Choice. A short story.

I wrote this story for a competition, where everyone was given the same first and last lines, and you had to weave a story in between. I didn’t win, but gained an interesting story – hope you enjoy! They laid … Continue reading

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Decluttering all the things

Was it a new year – new you? Or have all the crazy fruitcake fuelled ambitions of the new year fizzled into naught? Never fear, there is still more time to do all the things! Decluttering is a project that … Continue reading

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A Decidedly Fishy Tale

Since it’s the holidays and everyone is in a fruitcake coma, I thought I’d share a fun little story I wrote.   “What fish does an old maid long for?” I groaned. My uncle, Mortimer Fish, had a serious penchant … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 101

What is Nano, and is it for you? Continue reading

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The Writer’s brain

The brain of a writer is a curious thing. Where do you get your ideas? A question often asked, but never truly explained. Idea triggers come from everywhere, and send a message into the writer’s brain that then fires off … Continue reading

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