How To Survive Your Writing Friend Quitting Writing #SundayBlogShare #Writers

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Writer friends are special human beings. Let’s all take a moment to think about writer friends. Writer friends understand your creative side, share your writing passion and know all about the emotional turmoil that goes hand in hand with writing a book. You share work regardless of quality / state, give each other feedback and […]

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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 Whether you are published or unpublished days are often spent doing one or more of the following; writing, chucking everything you have written in the bin, rewriting what you’ve retrieved from the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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Do I Need a Writing Buddy? @robandtina1 #MondayBlogs #AmWriting #Writer

Today, one of my favourite Twitter writing friends, Rob Matthews, has taken over my blog. I hope you enjoy his guest post.  In her book, Better Than Before – Mastering The Habits Of Our Everyday Lives, Gretchen Rubin divides people into three groups based on how we respond to outer and inner expectations. Outer expectations […]

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How To Survive Writing The Unreliable Narrator #MondayBlogs #AmWriting #Writers

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Not all fictional narrators are trustworthy. Some have other plans about how a story should be told. These untrustworthy fictional souls use manipulations, omissions and mischief to try and misdirect their reader. Last year I wrote a draft with an unreliable narrator and I had so much literary fun. However, I came to realise that working […]

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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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