Author Archives: RachFarrimond

About RachFarrimond

I'm a fledgling writer. My blog tracks my progress into the Literary World and I hope it is helpful to others looking to make a similar journey. I share tips and advice on writing and also share my love for books, films, and Science Fiction.

Dialogue 2.0

Just over a year ago, my best friend and fellow writer, Sarah Jayne Tanner, kindly wrote a guest post for me on the subject of Dialogue. It was such a good piece that I didn’t feel the need to revisit … Continue reading

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What took you so long?

If you follow me on Twitter, or follow this blog, you may have seen over the last couple of weeks that I FINALLY finished the first draft of my first novel. I say “FINALLY” because in total it took me … Continue reading

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Welcome Back To rachfarrimond.com!

Hi everyone! I’m back.
Whether you’ve missed me or not, it is good to be getting back into the Blogosphere… Continue reading

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Kevin

A little while ago, I wrote about choosing a Narrative Voice for your story. One of the aspects I looked at was person, with 1st and 3rd person being the most commonly used in fiction. In my first year at … Continue reading

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Challenge Update: One Month To Go…

Previously on rachfarrimond.com… I set myself a challenge in October to complete my novel (the first draft of it at least) by June this year. For the first couple of months, things looked really positive. I was productive and on … Continue reading

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#7BooksChallenge

I’ve just completed my run at the #7BooksChallenge. If you haven’t been aware of this on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, its quite a simple challenge to take part in. You simply post a picture of a book cover every day … Continue reading

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Happy New(ish) Year!

Right. So, January happened. I don’t know about you, but I always find it hard to get going in the New Year. For me, ‘Dry January’ had nothing to do with abstaining from alcohol for 31 days, but is more … Continue reading

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The Muppet Christmas Carol

Christmas was (almost) dead to begin with. That is until Mr Dickens came along in 1843 with his tale of good will and redemption (and ghosts) that just happened to be set around December 25th. A Christmas Carol (I am … Continue reading

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The Flint Street Nativity

Nativity plays are a seasonal staple in the UK. Every play group, school, nursery, church and amateur dramatic society will have at some point or another dressed everyone up as shepherds, angels, and wise men to act out the birth … Continue reading

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Miracle on 34th Street

This is not a film that I watch consistently every year, but it is one that warms my heart each time it makes it way out of the DVD case. For those who have not seen this film (either the … Continue reading

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