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March’s writing – the joy of having a beta reader

Cripes, this wasn’t my best month for writing in terms of actual new pages generated. I had a bit of a crisis of confidence along the lines of ‘this is terrible, why am I wasting my time, no-one will ever … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Guy Fraser-Sampson

Death in Profile, the first crime novel from Guy Fraser-Sampson, is a great read and I was really pleased to be able to interview Guy a couple of weeks ago. Guy is – or was at any rate – best … 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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Author interview – Jeremy Duns

Jeremy Duns is a journalist and non-fiction author as well as writing a number of excellent spy novels described by William Boyd as “wholly engrossing and sophisticated”. He grew up in Britain, moved to Sweden in 2004 and now lives … Continue reading

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Nine reasons why if you’re a writer then you almost certainly need a blog

Last week I claimed that writers should blog as part of their social media activities and was planning to move on to talking about recent changes in blogging, whether writers should make use of them and how they could do … Continue reading

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