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The Writer As Mommy

  Awwww, I wish that every time I spoke of the little critters it would be with the enthusiastic, emotional, lip-trembling adoration I imagined it would be before I had them. Alas, welcome to the real world of the writer … Continue reading

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Does Rejection Never Stop?

Was sitting in one of my writing classes recently, a class being led by a real-life, accomplished novel-writer. She has an agent, a publisher with a promotion budget for her work and she got an advance for her published book, … Continue reading

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When To Run From Your Writers’ Group

I was sitting in an absolutely fantastic novel-writing seminar yesterday. The kind of seminar that you leave with goosebumps, all fired up, ready to write the novel that you haven’t dared to in all the weeks and months before that. … Continue reading

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How To Love A Writer

After the little issue with the summer fling I wrote about here, I got to thinking about the pros and cons of dating a writer. And then I got to thinking about the perfect partner for a writer. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Would You Give Up the Day Job?

If success happens in direct measure to faith, how many of us would ‘make it’? I’ve been thinking about this quite a lot lately. Have you read the stories about the authors who had Eureka moments, ditched the day job, … Continue reading

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Coming Out As A Writer

Having come to a (holiday) break in my studies, it was time to return to the world of work to help me (financially) with taking care of myself and my family while I finished the MA programme. Around that time, … Continue reading

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