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Novellas: The Drafts Edition

  There’s an age old question newbie novel writers tend to ask via their trusty friend, Google. How many drafts should they write of their novella before it’s ready for publication? I’ve been asking myself and Google this very question for a couple of weeks. I’m in the middle of my second draft of my […]

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How A Good Café And A Good Cup Of Coffee Can Increase Your Creativity

You’re not a writer if you don’t drink coffee – said anyone ever! Where do you often find your inspiration? Do you go to the library where it’s quiet? Do you often find yourself thinking about creativity and how you seem limited by your imagination? To be truthful with you, I do. I’m consistently trying […]

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Dealing With Internet Trolls From A Writer’s Perspective

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘trolls’? I think of the creature that wandered into the girl’s bathroom in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Well, alright, Quirrell let the creature into the bathroom, but that’s beside the point. Today’s post is a bit of a raw topic. […]

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#whereiwrite – Featured in the Australian Writers Centre weekly newsletter!

This is not your normal post.  Whoo! Onto the post! Ever gotten featured? Then you know the extraordinary feeling. Writers getting featured means people are seeing the work you do. Firstly, I got the shock of my life this morning when I checked my emails. I found that the Australian Writers Centre newsletter had arrived […]

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Story Structure: Evil Schemes vs. Evil Plots

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who is the fairest of them all?” – Queen Ravenna (Snow White and the Huntsman) Who doesn’t love villains? Sometimes they are humorous. Sometimes they are downright evil. Whether it be for money or personal revenge, the antagonist always has some kind of agenda. Evil is almost always a factor […]

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The Ramblings of a Hybrid Plotter/Pantser

Writing is an essential part of life. If there weren’t writers out there, there would be no stories, no blogs and no newspaper articles. Any words, actually. But, we’re getting ahead of ourselves a little bit. The incoming adjective is what is like to be a hybrid Pantser/Plotter. Yes, that is correct. I’m a combination […]

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