Louise Charles (Jo Lamb)

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Jo Lamb writing as Louise Charles is an accomplished author and has had stories and articles published in print and online.
Louise moved to rural Italy in 2007 to live ‘the good life’. She founded the online writing group for expats, Writers Abroad, which has contributed to and published four anthologies, comprising short stories, essays and poetry, the profits of which are donated to book charities.
She is surrounded by her myriad characters from a rich genre who infiltrate her thoughts at all times of the night and day. Also keeping her company is her soul mate, Simon and their family of rescued pets, including: dogs, cats, kittens and chickens. She is a terminal people watcher on the rare occasions that she ventures from her desk.

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Louise Charles (Jo Lamb) Hi Anthony, it's hard to determine in terms of specifics. There needs to be a realistic balance, one that doesn't upset some of the self-named…moreHi Anthony, it's hard to determine in terms of specifics. There needs to be a realistic balance, one that doesn't upset some of the self-named 'historians' who may read your book and get really picky, and allowing your creative muse to run free. The best thing is to write your first draft, research the era you are writing in to get a feel of the time and place before rewriting and then get someone (two or three better) to read it for you and point out any blaring anachronisms. (less)
Louise Charles (Jo Lamb) I turn off all distractions, pick a writing prompt, set the timer and write for 20 minutes without thinking... mostly produces drivel, but I'm writing…moreI turn off all distractions, pick a writing prompt, set the timer and write for 20 minutes without thinking... mostly produces drivel, but I'm writing and usually about 600 words(less)
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My new release, The Promise, is available for 99c/99p for a limited time only. Grab your copy at the links below. And if you do read, please leave a review or let me know by email what you think. Thank you! Amazon Other outlets    
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