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The Importance of Play

Recently, while tapping away at a work-in-progress, I hit the buffers. The ideas that once seemed fresh and exciting began to look dull, and the words that once seemed so alive suddenly became leaden, lifeless artefacts. 819 more words

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The Reassurance of Dystopias: Talking to Jane Rawson

Attention Conservation Notice: a couple of ravy paras about how much I like Jane Rawson’s novel leading into an interview that shows her to be smart and funny in which we talk about dystopias, utopias, her new book and the inevitable reality of climate change… 2,378 more words

I Would Like To Recommend These People's Writing

Cutting a long story short...

In a recent post, I wrote about having set down 108,000 words of my latest manuscript. I felt that 120,000 words should just about see the job done. 918 more words

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My Writing Process & Some Tips to Help You Get Started

I wasn’t really 100% sure how to start out my blog. I wrote about why I wanted to create a blog and I also created a page about character templates. 823 more words

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Is That An Echo…echo…echo…echo…o…o

So let’s talk about your reading requirements for a second. As a writer one of your main jobs is reading. Ask any professional it’s an important part of the job. 386 more words

"Ella... the Untold Story"

For today’s post, we are sharing a short story written on Day 25 of Andrea’s Creative Writing course. The prompt on that day was one that is especially fun as fairy tales often contain skeletal story elements, ripe soil for creative change and embellishment. 889 more words

The Writing Process