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Interacting With Famous Authors, Or Lessons Learnt On Social Media

Over the years I’ve had quite a few interactions with more established authors on social media, standouts being Brandon Sanderson and Philip Reeve, both of whom made my day with just a few moments of their time. In contrast, some other encounters were odious enough to leave me scratching my head at best, and negatively …

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How Do You Start Writing?

Just sharing a bit of amusing advice from the rockstar author himself, Neil Gaiman (American Gods, Coraline). https://neil-gaiman.tumblr.com/post/107713982316/i-have-been-trying-to-write-for-a-while-now-i Of all the questions I see from aspiring writers, asking how to get started is probably the most common. And there really is only one answer: just write. This sort of question always reminds me of the …

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National Novel Writing Month 2016

We all have incredible stories knocking around our heads. They often bounce around up there for years, slowly fermenting into world-shattering epics, terror-inducing horror shows, and enduring tales of human connection. For most people, that’s where they stay, never leaving the shadowy recesses of their minds. But wouldn’t it be great if you turned that …

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