Monthly Archives: February 2014

Scenes from a coffee shop part 2

Same place, different time and everything is both the same and different. The shop has extended its counter, added a cake display and has also installed a small breakfast bar in the front of the main window. Different people do … Continue reading

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Writers and the school of hard knocks.

It is often said that writing a book is one of the hardest things to do. I’m not so sure because I’m able to knock out first drafts with relative ease. What I do know is that getting that book … Continue reading

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Coffee shops – one of my favourite places to people watch

As a writer, I find my inspiration coming from many sources, and one of the most useful if not essential is people watching. There is the chap sitting opposite from me. He is probably a student and he is jacked … Continue reading

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After the euphoria of a publishing contract

This post concerns something that to date I have very little knowledge on, but aim to be a certified expert about in the near future. That is, what happens to a manuscript one a publisher takes it on? My experience … Continue reading

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