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I opened the car door and stepped out into the smouldering July heat. I straighted my skirt and walked across the asphalt, my heels clicking on the pavement. 23 more words

Eileen Maki

The chicken and egg debate in writing

I was think of the old expression ‘What came first the chicken, or the egg?’ as I was reading W. Somerset Maugham’s foreword to his fabulous… 288 more words

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Beware writer burnout

I always get a bit on edge when I’m between projects. My current manuscript is with my beta-readers, my previous manuscript is under consideration with publishers and I’m in that awkward place where I don’t quite know what to do next. 858 more words




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“You can’t fail unless you think you can.” ~ Napoleon Hill

Photography By Tanya Grout

It’s amazing to me how many of today’s self help books and motivational speakers use the philosophy of success – directly or indirectly – that was painstakingly put together by Napoleon Hill, under the direction of Dale Carnegie, over a period of twenty years. 639 more words

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