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Amy Townsend
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Writer. Riot Dorrrk. All-Round Odd Duck.
Writer. Riot Dorrrk. All-Round Odd Duck.

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Autumn/Winter To-Do List
That season comes. My body is ready. Yes, I'm completely basic, and yes, I love to have things written down so that I can tick them off. Make a pie (pumpkin, blackberry or apple, I haven't decided yet). Have a bonfire. Snuggle up in blankets and write fanfi...

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TILT: End of Summer Edition
So it's coming up to the end of August. I love summer, but I love autumn and winter even more, so I have a tendency to get quite excited at this time of year as the evenings start to get longer and the blackberries begin to ripen. It's also my birthday next...

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Book Review: Skin Cleanse by Adina Grigore
I'll admit, I was skeptical when I picked Skin Cleanse up. One of my biggest bugbears, for basically half my life, has been my skin. Okay, it's not the worst skin in the world - just bad enough to be embarrassing. I spent what feels like my entire teen year...

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I Made a Jacket Out of Apples & Other Gishwhes Stories
This past week, I took part in my first Gishwhes. I also managed to charm, bully and blackmail several friends, penpals and acquaintances into taking part in this enormous international scavenger hunt (created and overlord-ed by Misha Collins of Supernatura...

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Can you help my Gishwhes team change a life?

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In Print: Romantic Threads Interview
I am delighted to mention that I have a new piece out in Carpe Nocturne magazine, available from the CN website here . For the steampunk-themed summer issue I was lucky enough to interview the lovely Belinda of Romantic Threads about her creations. Romantic...

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Being Your Own Best Friend
You've probably heard this before, but self-love isn't easy. Let's please chuck out the useless mantra of 'if you don't love yourself, how can you expect anyone else to love you?' because frankly it is bollocks - sometimes, it's a lot easier for other peopl...

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Inspiration Station: 12/7/16
Wow, I actually haven't posted one of these since February! I'm taking a trip to London for a couple of days with my best friend so I thought I'd sneak a post in before I go. Articles I've Enjoyed Cool is a Trap: A Defense of Being Uncool And not in an 'I w...

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Recruiting for Gishwhes!
I know this is a long shot! But, is anyone contemplating registering for Misha Collins's Gishwhes   this year? My team (Team derek, with a lowercase D - capital-D Derek was taken >.< ) still has spaces - we're seeking friendly, enthusiastic, lovely nerds fo...

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Recruiting for Gishwhes!
A photo posted by Amy Townsend (@wildlavendergirl) on Jun 26, 2016 at 12:47pm PDT I know this is a long shot! But, is anyone contemplating registering for Misha Collins's Gishwhes   this year? My team (Team derek, with a lowercase D - capital-D Derek was ta...
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