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Five Essentials of Novel-Writing for the Emerging Author

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
  by Richard Risemberg It’s tough out there; everyone’s writing novels, and many of them are pretty damn good. You will have a hard time marketing your book, whether you are self-published or…

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The grass is always greener

My star sign this week said, ‘It is better to try and fail than to do nothing and succeed.’ I’m not so sure about that. I think I’d like to succeed by not doing anything at all. Could you imagine … Continue reading

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I don’t understand the rules!

We won the cricket! We beat Australia. The many confused faces tell me you think we lost… against South Africa… That’s because I’m talking about the White Ferns. That’s right, WOMEN’s cricket. Most people in NZ think the only national … Continue reading

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Following advice

It may come as a surprise to you, but I’m not very good at following advice. What? You’re not surprised? You think I’m too stubborn. Pig-headed?? Wow. That’s a bit harsh. Anyway, I have decided to take my physio’s advice … Continue reading

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Feeding the fishes

No, this is not another blog about looking after my neighbour’s goldfish. This one is about Why Would Anyone Choose To Go FISHING? I mean seriously, what was I thinking? I was the kid who ate too many lollies at … Continue reading

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Try a new experience!

I’m going fishing tomorrow. Seriously. On a boat. With a fishing rod. And some smelly stuff on the end of the hooky thing. I’ve made salad and scones for the occasion. Why am I doing this? Because I haven’t done … Continue reading

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In your face, Fear!

Recently the priest said something in his sermon which struck a chord with me. He said, “Fear is the opposite of faith, not unbelief.” I had been thinking of the concept of ‘facing your fears’ so this got me thinking. … Continue reading

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