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2019 in review

2019 will go down as the year I took decisive action and achieved proper tangible results. Action started in February when I went to BradCamp, an inspirational camp by Brad Burton. This was a true eye opener. I realised that … Continue reading

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Do something different to keep your writing fresh.

Many writers when they are in the middle of a novel can lose track of where they are and are just punching out the words. When this happens, the writing can be a bit stale and lacking action. It’s tough, … Continue reading

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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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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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The POV edit.

As writers we are always finding things to tinker with in our work before sending it off. But, as I have found to my own cost it is not the number of times a piece is read, it is what … Continue reading

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The joys of free writing

Athletes of all kinds often say that when they are doing things automatically with freedom, skill, and success that they “are in the zone.”  Those of you who can remember back to Headingly 1981 saw two of the finest examples … Continue reading

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