Category Archives: Blog

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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#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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What’s your favourite Christmas film?

I think it is safe to say that I am about as much a film nerd as I am a book nerd. I also just happen to be the biggest kid when it comes to Christmas. Given that films are … Continue reading

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That’ll Do For A First Draft

As a writer, I want each word I put down on paper to have meaning and purpose. I want each one of them to make readers feel and think and yearn to read on. As such, there is one particular … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018!

October is a great month! Autumn really sets in and brings with it an incredible array of colours in the trees. It brings crisp, cold mornings and short days. Cosy jumpers, warm gloves, and hot drinks spiced with cinnamon. And … Continue reading

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Guest Post – “Dialogue”

Guest Post by Sarah Jayne Tanner When we talk about writing novels, we talk a lot about structure, plot, character and themes, but not so much about writing good dialogue. At university, I studied for a BA English Literature with … Continue reading

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