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Writing A Book (Part 1): The Splurge Technique

I have reached the end of what is technically known (at least, in my world) as the ‘splurge’ stage of writing a book.

After reading everything I can get my hands on about sugar – books, blog posts, websites, journals, newspaper articles – I literally have sugar coming out of my ears (a nasty complaint). 325 more words


I have been commissioned to write a book!

I know.

I don’t say anything for months and then I pipe up to tell you I’ve got a book contract!

I can hardly believe it either. 806 more words


Guest Post: My journey in getting a book published

I am happy to post a guest blog by Vinod Kaul, a fellow first time author who has just published his book, Confessions of an MBA. 1,191 more words

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The Bones of the Story

I have made quite a bit of progress in the last few months!  The bones of the story are complete and the book officially has its’ foundation.  196 more words


Self-doubt, thou art a heartless b*tch.

Today, I had one of those days that we all have sometimes.

Today – just like every day lately, it seems – I doubted myself & my work. 1,271 more words

Grown Men Do Cry

As honest as I can make it, I don’t usually cry when I read a novel. Okay, I lie, but not with every novel. There. Now I feel better. 324 more words