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When to Resurrect the Dead Manuscript Under Your Bed?

I’m struggling with something, an ongoing thing I’ve been struggling with for years. It’s about the novels that live under my bed. The two unpublished novels I wrote before I almost gave up writing, and then discovered ghostwriting, and, soon after, YA. 946 more words


Patience when

I am humbled by her writing.  Marilynne Robinson

Thought Of The Week

So here’s my thought of the week…
So many year 11’s are under pressure right now.  They have to go to extra classes arranged by the school, even at the weekend, they have to finish off all of their coursework and revise for mock exams. 267 more words


7 Things I Can Tell You About My Book Revisions

  1. Doug and I always argue over who gets to work in the living room and who has to work in the study, because whoever gets stuck with the crappy study chair has to suffer excruciating neck and back pain for the next few days.
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This Thanksgiving, let feedback make you better

The other day I was heading out to meet a friend and brilliant critique partner who’d just read my manuscript.

“I’m off to Ali’s,” I said to my spouse. 487 more words

If You Have a First Draft... What's Next?

Sam here! :D

We’re in the home stretch of NaNoWriMo (seven days left!). To all the writers out there, this is an exciting time. Either you’re frantically trying to catch up, frantically trying to finish, or… frantic. 259 more words


Special Announcement: Upcoming Winter Online Classes + Webinar

Start the new year by leveling up your writing skills! 

The Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust, widely known for its highly praised, six-week, in-person workshop, is offering three intensive online writing classes this winter, as well as Odyssey’s first webinar.  1,298 more words

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