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Metaphorically speaking ….

A blog I follow recently posted an article titled “The Importance of Metaphors” http://patkirwanmanagementmusings.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/the-importance-of-metaphors-in-management-learning/ I read this with interest as the post presented an aspect of the practical and real impact of language when used in a management and leadership … Continue reading

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Bliss – A collection of short stories published in paperback and as Kindle e-book

My first collection of short stories – Bliss – has been published on Amazon. Bliss is available in paperback and as a Kindle e-book  and is available now. Links to a couple of Amazon pages are here: ISBN-13: 978-1493728404  www.amazon.com/Bliss-Ana-Martinez-ebook  www.amazon.co.uk/Bliss-Ana-Martinez-ebook  www.amazon.de/Bliss-Ana-Martinez-ebook … Continue reading

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Mark Twain and Blaise Pascal

Mark Twain once wrote  (having copied it from the French thinker Blaise Pascal) “I am sorry for the length of this letter, but I did not have the time to write a short one”. This captures the essence of a … Continue reading

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Update – National Flash-Fiction Anthology – SCRAPS!

The National Flash-Fiction Anthology is available to buy now. The collection is aptly called “Scraps” and can be pre-ordered on their website. There will also be a Kindle edition. http://nationalflashfictionday.co.uk/anthology.html Flash-fiction stories are the perfect length for holiday reading. This … Continue reading

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National Flash Fiction Day Anthology – Coming Soon!

It is almost time for the annual National Flash-Fiction Day Anthology to be published. Calum Kerr and Holly Howitt have invested an enormous amount of time and energy in promoting and organising events on and around the big day, June … Continue reading

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The results of the www.bluethumbnail.com competition are out

The results of the http://www.bluethumbnail.com competition are out today and I was delighted to see that I was one of the runners up with a story called “The Crossroads”. The first prize was a coveted place on a writing retreat … Continue reading

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