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It’s Not Easy, but What Good Things are?

Sometimes reaching for your goals is hard but exhilarating at the same time. You reach heights of joy and then sometimes you thud back down to earth. That is the name of the game in this writing journey. I recently made the finals in a publishing competition. I didn't...

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When in need…retreat.

Back in August, I went on a much-needed writers retreat. For a few months leading up to the retreat I had been feeling hemmed in by life. There was nothing major going on, I simply felt like I was spinning my wheels and getting nowhere. Being a stay at home mum can...

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It’s Only a Craft Book

Have you ever gone looking for a writing craft book and found that you didn't connect with it? I have. This is what I've discovered in my short journey so far as a writer. Finding a craft book that you connect with is hard. I thought it would be easy. Step 1: Buy a...

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My Head Kept Hurting

A few years ago, I wrote my first book. It was a mess. There were gaping plot holes, huge scene inconsistencies, and poor characterization. It needed a full rewrite. However, I didn't have it in me to do a full rewrite. I knew it would need it, but I knew one thing -...

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Renovation Fun

It's the dream of all writers to have a dedicated space that they designed just for their dreaming and writing. The place where they can create or scream at the blank screen. We've had this spare room off the main part of the house since we moved in and it's been my...

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Conference Time!

So for the first time ever I'm going to a conference! I'm headed to Sydney for the Australian  Romance Writer's Conference. I'm excited and nervous all rolled into one pocket package. A couple of years ago my husband and I decided if we are really going to make a go...

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The Power of the Cover

In book world we like to talk about how book covers are essential. They are the wrapping on the product and if it's not done well, then the product isn't going to sell as well. I'm still on my journey to publication but I want to share a quick story about reading...

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My Confession

Hi Everyone, I've started blogging at Adventures Yet Unwritten with my friend Yoxani. Together we are sharing our journey to publication with all its highs and lows. Come and join us there. Here's my first post: My Confession:...

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