My Plans Just Got Pantzed! — Reblog from PC Guy IV

Do you outline your posts (planning) or do you just go ahead by the seat of your pants (pantzing)? Blogging Insights–Planning or Pantzing When it comes to writing, especially my blog posts, I definitely tend to be a seat-of-my-pants kind of writer. I sit down and start writing, and keep going until the post is finished. That isn’t to say I don’t stop to edit, … Continue reading My Plans Just Got Pantzed! — Reblog from PC Guy IV

Blogging Insights–Planning or Pantzing ?

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Over to Dr Tanya for this week’s blogging insights question. Check it out here TODAY’S QUESTION Do you outline your posts (planning) or do you just go ahead by the seat of your pants (pantzing) ? The only posts I plan ahead are my Three Things Challenge, Take Seven, and my week for Fibbing Friday.  Most of the rest is inspired… Continue reading Blogging Insights–Planning or Pantzing ?

A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “D” Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile is possibly the most “glamorous ” of Agatha Christie’s books. It takes place on board a luxury cruise down the river Nile. Although lots of Agatha ‘s stories are set in “high society”,this book excels in exotic locations. Agatha takes about five chapters to assemble her cast of characters. She uses “patent formulas ” like a rich heiress who snatches a … Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “D” Death on the Nile

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Blogging Insights–Planning or Pantzing ?

TODAY’S QUESTION Do you outline your posts (planning) or do you just go ahead by the seat of your pants (pantzing) ? MY ANSWER I think most people (myself included) would say that they use a combination of both methods. Whether I use planning or pantzing depends on many things : my mood, time, topic. Sometimes I use both for the same post. When I … Continue reading Blogging Insights–Planning or Pantzing ?

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A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “C” is for Crooked House by Agatha Christie

Crooked House is one of my favourite stand alone novels by Agatha Christie. By “stand alone” I mean those that are not part of a series featuring one detective like Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple. Apparently Agatha shares my views. In her preface to this book she says, “This book is one of my own special favourites. I saved it up for years, thinking about … Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “C” is for Crooked House by Agatha Christie

A to Z Challenge 2021 — B is for At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

In post war London the atmosphere of Bertram’s Hotel attracts impoverished genteel upper class ladies and gentlemen who can no longer afford these luxuries at home. They are equally attractive to rich and flashy young people who enjoy being coddled here. Anglophile American tourists get their money’s worth of the English experience at Bertram’s. While this period glitz and decorous glamour continues at Bertram’s, a … Continue reading A to Z Challenge 2021 — B is for At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 A is for Agatha

Agatha Christie, the best selling novelist of all time has sixty six novels and fourteen short story collections to her name. She has been entertaining her readers for one hundred years. Her most popular books are those featuring Hercule Poirot making him the most popular detective in English fiction. His fans outnumber those of Sherlock Holmes and his exploits have been translated and adapted countless … Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 A is for Agatha

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5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

Nothing says Spring better than strawberries. Luscious in colour and flavour, there are so many ways that you can enjoy this fruit. Today I ask you to list five. I have tried to combine several options under one heading but still have quite a few favourites left over.   Granita This distinctive dessert takes sorbet to the next level. I make it by hand and … Continue reading 5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

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Blogging Insights # Leaving Links

On the internet a link is like an address or a telephone number. It guides you where you want to go and connects you to who you want to contact. The link for your blog post is like your signature, your autograph , your footprint or fingerprint. It identifies your post. Today we talk about the usage and value of links in blogging. TODAY’S QUESTIONS … Continue reading Blogging Insights # Leaving Links

A to Z Challenge 2021 — Theme Reveal — Agatha Christie

The A to Z Blogging Challenge occurs every year in April. You are supposed to publish a post every day with the topic beginning with a letter of the alphabet. Sundays are excluded so that works out perfectly for the twenty six letters. Under the rules, you can pick a theme and post accordingly for the entire month or you can keep it open ended. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge 2021 — Theme Reveal — Agatha Christie