Monthly Archives: October 2013

Is Writing a Waste of Time?

New Australian research conducted by consultants Ernest & Young found the average employee wastes 50 minutes a day on work that will either be binned or not used. It obviously goes to show they didn’t survey many writers. After a … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers

“Every Friday authors from around the world gather here to share their 100-words and offer constructive crit and encouragement to each other. This creates a wonderful opportunity for free reading of very fresh fiction! Readers are encouraged to comment as … Continue reading

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Writing About Extraordinary Things

Last week I stood on the deck of a supply ferry inside the Arctic Circle and watched heaven fall. There were folded curtains made of green light dropping towards the horizon, as if we were witnessing the moment just after … Continue reading

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Diana Threlfo: Loving Your Voice

“But I believe wholeheartedly that creativity is a virtue, a gift of character; that it emanates from the spirit of an individual. I had to come to terms with the fact that what I wrote was, in actuality, an expression … Continue reading

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