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Movember giveaway winner!

Many thanks to the people who sponsored my husband’s mustache-growing effort to raise money for prostate cancer research and education. In total, he’s raised £637, and you all contributed £55 to that!

The winner of the free books is…Alix!

Anyone interested in seeing my hubby’s final ‘tash can check out his Movember page. He just called me to say that he’s shaved it off. No more ‘tash rash for me.

Thanks again, everyone!

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Dig a little deeper

Earlier this week I mentioned that I discovered two cool new things this week. The first was the RNA’s New Writers’ Scheme.

The second is Unleash Your Story, a fundraising challenge for writers and readers. It’s a read-a-thon, write-a-thon where you set your own goals (not just how much you’ll read and write but also how much you’ll raise) and the funds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

What I love about this is that it’s not like other charity challenges where you have to train for months and do something torturous, like running a marathon or climbing mountains. You challenge yourself to do something you love doing anyway, and you raise money for a very worthy organization at the same time.

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