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I am married to a Portuguese and have lived in Portugal for 30 years. Sometimes I think I'm more Portuguese than English - no, scratch that: you can take a girl out of England but you can't take England out of the girl. More Info

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A Writer in Portugal

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Self Publishing?

May 25, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

  Summer’s here and everyone’s outside, soaking up the sun. I’ve posted two pictures (mine) which you can use as a plot bunny if you like – I already have… Read more…

Traditional or Self Publishing?

May 6, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

  If you look very carefully at my photo you might see that there are two people on the beach. Let’s get a plot bunny out of that. Are the… Read more…

Categories: plot bunny, publishing

The Rocky Road to Publishing

April 23, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

What a lovely place we live in, especially now it’s Spring. Luís Reininho’s photograph can conjure up a hundred stories – the long straight road. Where’s it leading? Does your… Read more…

Are you a Plotter or a Pantser?

April 13, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

 Who would have thought that a week ago the temperatures were in the thirties and today we’re back down to sixteen in Lisbon? Everyone rushed out to get their pedicures… Read more…

Whipping your Manuscript into Shape

April 4, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

Here’s a perfectly true little tale that maybe I’ll write a short story about one day (all names changed to protect the innocent, of course). Many years ago (not as… Read more…

Fiction writing – get the format right.

April 2, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

Spring is here in Lisbon and with it an abundance of beautiful wild flowers. Here’s a “plot bunny” for you. See the mimosa above? How about an unfortunate person who… Read more…

A Writer in Portugal

March 31, 2015 by Susan Roebuck

Welcome to my first blog post on AngloINFO. The theme of my posts will be about writing fiction and living in Portugal, so do feel free to make your comments,… Read more…

Categories: Writing, inspiration