Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Something to keep you going

D'you like my cakes and pies? We haven't eaten everything yet but they won't last much longer.

Here's a competition with a £200 prize - a sad theme though and it looks as though they want non fiction.

On a lighter note, Della Galton wants stories about New Year resolutions that go wrong for this competition. The prize is a copy of her new book 'Moving On – Short Story to Novel'.

 And finally, Alex has a book give-away here.

21 comments:

  1. Those deserts would keep me going until the sugar bottomed out! And thanks for mentioning my giveaway.

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  2. Patsy, I suspect you are in danger of turning into a domestic goddess...

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  3. You made these cakes?!!??! Right, am packing up and moving next door to you! :-)

    Take care
    x

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  4. Alex, just keep eating and you don't need to worry about that.

    Frances, it might seem that way but remember I only post pictures of the things that I could actually get out the tins.

    Yes, Kitty I did. To make matters worse I made the mincemeat for the pies and the marzipan for the cakes as well.

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  5. Your cakes and pies are making me very hungry Patsy! Going to go check out those links..thanks for that.

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  6. I am very impressed at your cake-making prowess :-)

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  7. Yummy... but if I eat another sweetie treat, I'm gonna explode!

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  8. Great cakes and a good link to a competition I might enter ;]. Thanks for all your tireless competition searching over the last year. I've recommended you to my students.

    Pxx

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  9. Well done on the home baking - they look good enough to eat!

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  10. Nigella watch out! Thanks for getting straight back into the swing and keeping an eye on all those links.

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  11. Sarah, my cake eating prowess is even more impressive!

    I know that feeling, JJ.

    Thanks, Petra! I hope they find something useful here - and maybe even stop to say hello.

    Thankfully they are, Rosemary.

    Maggie, have you been watching the way I lick the spoon? ;-)

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  12. Those cakes look gorgeous. Feeling a bit peckish now.... off to look in my cupboards!

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  13. They look great Patsy. Better than the ones on T.v. You should write about cookery. Thanks for the links. That reminds me... mince pies to eat. Happy New Year.

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  14. No!
    NO more cake. Let them eat bread.
    PS Thanks for a great year, Patsy, I've just had a bash at the Della Competition (I'd love a signed copy of her book!) and it's the first thing I've written in yonks.
    Your site's one of the very few I regularly follow, popping in nearly every day. You've put so much work into it, and I just wanna say how much I've enjoyed it over this year. Well done and keep up the good work

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  15. ps, Patsy I think that competition does want fiction, it says you can enter up to three times.

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  16. I hope you are having a great holiday!

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  17. Annalisa, I hope you find something you can bake into a tasy treat.

    Suzy, as it happens quite a lot of my stories do include cakes.

    Good luck with the competition, Celia. I haven't come up with anything for it yet, but I'm hopeful of getting an idea.

    I'll look at the rules for that comp again as I do have some fiction ideas that might work.

    Kracken, I am! Hope you are too.

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  18. They look great Patsy, enjoyed your post very much.

    Thanks for joining my followers.

    Happy New Year.
    Yvonne.

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  19. Thanks Patsy for the comp info and for the useful and interestingly presented information you provide throughout the year.

    Dora

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