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Writer? Four podcasts you should be listening to…

Podcasts only really appeared on my radar when Serial was a huge hit a couple of years ago. The wonderful thing about podcasts is that although some are very professional, it’s a  medium that almost anyone can create content for. … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Ira Glass and why it’s ok to worry that your creative endeavours aren’t good enough

Like almost every writer I know, I worry that my work isn’t good enough. That it never will be good enough. That I should forget about writing and accept that I am a consumer of other people’s creativity and not … Continue reading

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Why writers need to blog and why it doesn’t need to be scary…

Authors are regularly told by their agents and their publishers that she should be using social media to promote their book. That’s good advice and in the past I’ve given plenty of talks to authors, publishers and booksellers about how … Continue reading

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Winning, validation, and fortune cookies

Last weekend I became a writer, and an award-winning one at that, and I learnt never to doubt a fortune cookie prediction. In lots of ways, it was quite a turning point. I told you last week that I’d been … Continue reading

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