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How a week away saved my novel (and me)

Last Saturday I pulled into my carport, weary after a five hour drive and keen to unpack the car, put on a load of washing and have a bath. 972 more words

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Published in PCC's Fountains!

At my college, every year the professional writing and art students come together to produce a literary publication full of stories, essays, poems, and illustrations from the previous year. 447 more words

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40 of the Absolute BEST Books for Writers, by Writers, on Writing

Here are a few books on the art of writing that I absolutely adore đź’– As a lifetime student of the craft, I recommend that you take the time to read each and every one of these. 422 more words

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I suck at writing

I’m a writer and I suck at writing. I don’t know what else to say about it really. I feel like I suck because I don’t write enough. 595 more words

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Startled Again

Once again, the characters knew what was happening. Following the action, I typed.

While all were heading for the same ending, the characters took different paths. 291 more words

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What’s in a (Historical Place) Name?

Previously I blogged about my efforts in coming up with fictional surnames for the characters in my historical fiction WIP.

These names had to be Anglo-Norman in origin, and involved me increasing my French vocabulary, researching Norman toponymy, and a ton of trial and error to create nice-looking names. 682 more words

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Take Over Is Live! [Wattpad]

Happy Monday!

After a busy April of Camp NaNo, blogging, and other projects, I’ve finally published my latest story on Wattpad.

It’s called Take Over… 364 more words

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