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The value of community for writers.

Writers know that writing is for the most part a solitary occupation. There we sit, in our den, office, shed or wherever doing the hard yards, knocking out the words. Line by line, paragraph by paragraph, page by page and … Continue reading

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Writing essentials – the master notes and ideas file.

If you are a writer like me who needs (and likes) to get things written down, then the master notes and ideas file is one of your most important writing assets. What is the master notes and ideas file? I … Continue reading

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Researching Publishers and Agents

Okay, so you have written that killer novel, had it beta read and copy edited and you have made it as good as you can possibly make it. Every word has a place and you are ready to send it … Continue reading

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Submissions, why it is important to do your research.

All writers get to the stage where they think their work is “ready” for publication. For those of us who would love to get a publisher (or agent) to take us on, there are a few things that are essential … Continue reading

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My next venture!

I have been off blog for a while preparing and compiling my next non fiction work for writers. Having posted around 350 blogs in 15 months or so andĀ over 200 on writing and writing tips it occurred to me to … Continue reading

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A big thank you and more about my other blogs.

I now have over 300 subscribed followers to my blogs and I would like to take the opportunity of thanking all of you who have stopped by to read my thoughts, ideas, the occasional rant and the odd piece of … Continue reading

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Even when you’re ill, a writer should always be taking notes

I have gone down with Manflu, it’s probably terminal, but on the off chance that I will survive this plague I would like to share this wisdom with you from my death bed. Being ill gives a writer the chance … Continue reading

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