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Solitude and Delight

Posted on the 13 January 2014 by Yvonnespence @Yvonne__Spence
I'm excited. Drawings In Sand just got another 5 star review. "Literature at its finest," apparently. Needless to say I am delighted, overwhelmed, thrilled, and a lot of other similar adjectives.
For the Creative Buzz Hop this week, the theme is solitude and I've chosen to share with you an extract from Drawings in Sand. In this, the main character, Stella, is busy in her classroom and longing for solitude. The narrative then flashes back to Stella's childhood as she remembers a time long ago when she was playing on the beach. This extract also shows a little of Stella's relationship with her Grandmother. Stella's childhood is a difficult one, but she has a very tender and loving connection with her grandmother, and I loved writing the scenes in which her grandmother features.
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