Trying To Get Published Might Be Tough For Me But My Kids Are Getting A Valuable Life Lesson #AmWriting #Writer

We all know the life of a writer is tough. Whether you are published or unpublished days are often spent doing one or more of the following; writing, chucking everything you have written in the bin, rewriting what you’ve retrieved from the bin, editing, getting carried away with best seller day dreams, rewriting again, crying over […]

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How To Handle Recycled Characters #AmWriting #Writing

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You’re busy writing your draft romance novel. Things were going well…until you started getting a nagging thought; there is something very familiar about your new fictional character. You can’t put your finger on it. Why does it feel like you have met them before in another life? The hairs on your neck stand upright and […]

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How To Survive Writing The Story That Breaks You #AmWriting #Writer

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It started out as the most exhilarating story you had ever written. There was something magical about the premise and the mere thought of the plot made your pulse accelerate. Like a seductive mistress it pulled you into its literary arms and in a whisper told you about all the wonderful places it would whisk […]

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Why My Writing Life Feels Full of Bird Cages #Writer #AmWriting #Writer

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This post is a bit weird. Hang in there, reader. I am hoping this writer stage, which I am labelling as the ‘bird cage‘ stage is common. I have four draft books, possibly five. I also have a collection of short stories. This year I have worked so hard on writing, fine tuning and rewriting all […]

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