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updates about my writing life, what I am working on and where you can find me

The Pursuit of Perfection and how it Harms Writers

The Pursuit of Perfection and how it Harms Writers. Advertisements

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‘Yvsma, Put your Hands in the Air!’

‘Yvsma, Put your Hands in the Air!’.

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‘Yvsma, Put your Hands in the Air!’

Dear Reader, I did it!  I finally pushed the button.   North Watch Keep went live yesterday on Amazon. North Watch Keep is famous for its orchards and the family connections to the fey. Suspicious when he had not heard … Continue reading

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Stubborn Irritating Fuzzy Muse

Stubborn Irritating Fuzzy Muse.  When your muse stops  talking to you, there is sometimes a reason.

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Writing is like breathing…

Something I read recently reminded me that writers, ‘real writers’ (whatever that phrase means) write because they have to write.  Even if no one ever reads their work, or hates their work, or everyone lauds their work, they write.  Why? … Continue reading

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A little flash in the Pan, and five good books

Hello dear readers! I’ve been plugging away at a whole host of writing related things this last week or so, including the first stages of the big edit for ‘The Duodeca project’, research, and planning pieces for my novel ‘The … Continue reading

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Muse Bombs

I’m sure, dear reader, that most of us who are writers have a stash of partial manuscripts hiding in different places in our house (life, garage, files, you name it…).  I know I do.  Another writer I know refers to … Continue reading

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Welcome, dear reader…

It is a new year, and the by-word of my year is space.  Space to write, space to live, space to create.  I have vowed:  no more handwritten dusty manuscripts sitting hidden in a drawer, unseen by readers eyes, Too … Continue reading

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