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The Waiting Game – Patience Laughs At Your Agony

Do you want to know what the worst part about being a writer is? The waiting game. From the time of completion to submission to getting feedback (if any), it feels like time stands still – but it really doesn’t. You get greyer and notice you…

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January Update

It’s nearly the end of January – man, time really does fly when you’re getting old. For me, it’s been a productive period as I went back to the day job on January 3 and continued with all the other writing work. To get you up…

Saying Yes

Do you remember the 2008 film Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel? It’s one of my favourite films – not because it’s a cinematic masterpiece or contains an Oscar-worthy plot, but due to its powerful message. If we can take one thing away from…

Are You Writing About What You Know?

“You should write about what you know.” This is a sentence which I’ve read many times over, but it used to leave me extremely confused, mostly because I also read somewhere that every writer’s biggest mistake is to write an autobiography as their first book –…