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Selling. The hardest part of being an author.

Being a writer and doing the writing part and all that that entails is, for me, the easy part. There are things you can do to improve the writing and a plethora of creative writing tips and guidelines out there that … Continue reading

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A writer’s inspiration

I have often written about what makes me write and where I get my inspiration from. It is quite simple really, I get my inspiration from everything, absolutely anything and everything. Even the annoying kids who are playing on their … Continue reading

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Those little extras that pay dividends – one day. Part 2.

So, now it is time to think about the other stuff that you will need to sell your book to a publisher or agent. Firstly and most importantly, GIVE THEM WHAT THEY HAVE ASKED FOR. Nothing more, nothing less. No … Continue reading

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Scenes from a coffee shop part 6

The sun has disappeared and the clouds gather above once again, ready to unleash their deluge. Occasional drops alert us to that impending challenge as my fellow coffee folk and I sit watching the world pass by one at a … Continue reading

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Scenes from a car showroom.

It is early. Well for me this is early. It is just before eight in the morning and I take my place at the small round tables at the end of the showroom having parted with the car key at … Continue reading

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Scenes from a hospital restaurant.

I arrive towards late lunch and find the place buzzing with people. At all other times have been here it has been empty, but most tables are full and over half look like students from some form of course. For … Continue reading

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The news – another great resource for writers

I do a daily flick around a number of news websites from the straight and factual to the more humorous and showbizzy. The reason? to see what has been going on in the world and if any story or part … Continue reading

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