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Writing: Guide advises authors on sensitive depiction of suicide and self harm

First, do no harm

Depicting suicide or self-harm in literature demands a sensitive and informed approach, that’s why UK charity The Samaritans has teamed up with the Society of Authors to publish some essential guidance 867 more words


Smiling from Ear to Ear!

In the midst of this darkness, this ray of sunshine made me smile. 

Fam, say hello to a new newborn reader of my children’s book… 15 more words

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Am I writing a manuscript? Or is it writing me?

I know there seems to be some debate out there on whether or not you should outline your manuscript before sitting down to write it. Personally, I think it all depends on you – specifically your style. 459 more words


Help Me Support a Worthy Cause!

Fam, as I watch us protest all around the country and the world about the police murdering George Floyd, I’ve been overwhelmed, angry, sad…

I’ve posted, tweeted, shared. 167 more words

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Rejection is Protection - Jasper Black

I came across REJECTION IS PROTECTION as a part of the encouragement offered in #1000wordsofsummer, which is what it sounds like: a thousand words a day. 290 more words



SWOT for writers

If the following scenario is familiar, this post might help. If it’s not, bear with — you may still find it useful… 544 more words

On Writing

Last Friday I had to summon my courage and my speaking skills when the CEO of Untold Publishing, Jeff Collyer, asked if he could interview me about my writing via Zoom. 149 more words

On Writing