Author Archives: nairnmcintyre

Easy Christmas Mince Pies

Originally posted on Bake All The Things:
Happy 1st of December!  I love Christmas 🙂 So I think its legit to start our countdown celebrations now.  I opened my advent calendar this morning and decided it was time to start…

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Chimera

Originally posted on The Big Beast Blog:
The Chimera is a beast from Greek mythology made up of “normal animals”. The Chimera lived in Lycia a place in minor Asia where it ravaged the land with its fiery breath. The Chimera…

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Triple Chocolate Fudgey Slice

Originally posted on Bake All The Things:
My Great Aunty is coming to visit us tomorrow she lives far away.  I wanted to make something special for her to try. So I asked my mum for a good recipe to…

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Brownie

Originally posted on Bake All The Things:
One of my new favourite things to make is salted caramel.  I learnt to make it because I tried it on a doughnut one day and my mum said it was actually easy…

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Boggart

Originally posted on The Big Beast Blog:
A boggart is a type of ghost/spirit.  It feasts on fear some boggarts may only scare you when others might try to rip you apart or throw boulders at you.  For these ghosts…

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Chocolate Concrete Brownie

Source: Chocolate Concrete Brownie This is my eight year old daughters new blog on baking. I can promise that there will be plenty of tasty bakes being featured by her. If you fancy some good cakes and bakes then why … Continue reading

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Proof-reading, Copy editing and Goodreads

I thought it was about time I gave an update on my progress with my fantasy novel but I wanted to write about another occurrence that has happened recently and will affect everything I write from here on. There are … Continue reading

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You Might Be a Writer If…

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
A lot of “stuff” has been going on in my life lately. Hard stuff. Heavy stuff. The kind of stuff that just makes me want to write massacre scenes….except I am so brain…

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A Ream of Reviews

As I have been away from the blog for a while and have not posted any reviews for a while I thought I would shorten and amalgamate all of the reviews into one post to save time (both for me … Continue reading

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Beyond Trumpeting and Ejaculation; Other Uses for Dialogue Tags

Originally posted on Brian Staveley:
I dimly remember an exercise from middle school in which we spent the better part of an hour coming up with synonyms for said: She chortled… He sobbed… She gasped… They chanted… Long before we…

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