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Publishing a book

I was 7 years old when I first fell in love with reading. It was 1992 and my family and I were living in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare as my dad was getting a degree in Theological Studies. 703 more words

Creative Writing

One More Thing...

I’ve always wanted to be an author.

(Oh god! my stomach is grumbling. No wait, that was my bottom. Oops!)

And I’ve always liked comedy. 186 more words

The 4 Keys to Writing Success

I used to say there were 2 central keys to becoming a writer, with a lot of little caveats that add up to a big ball of wax. 863 more words

Reading and writing

The vast sea of books is where I live. When the year started I set a reading list objective of 100 books. A few months later I grew wary of the number and changed it to 50. 114 more words

Getting published without an agent

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always need an agent to get published.  There are now a number of completely reputable, professional publishers who accept manuscripts from unagented authors.   295 more words


Bloomings and Growth: The Spring Equinox

The Spring Equinox is upon us, not only marking the usually long-anticipated balance between light and dark and the increasing number of daylight hours to be enjoyed until mid-September, but also the birth of new life all around us. 211 more words

Notebook Publishing

On the production of books.

Here are some things I am doing recently;

  1. I am finishing my last module towards my English Language and Literature degree. It is called ‘Creativity in Language’, and examines the different approaches in the analysis of creativity in language, and also in other modes of storytelling and performance.
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