The Break, by Deb Fitzpatrick

May 26, 2015 by

I actually read ‘The Break‘ by Deb Fitzpatrick a few months’ ago, but I’m way behind in my book...

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Rewriting Mothers’ Day

May 15, 2015 by

  I wrote and published Monday’s Mothers’ Day post  in record time—it was done and dusted in under thirty minutes. I...

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(Un)Happy Mothers’ Day

May 11, 2015 by

What do you do when you dread ‘Mothers’ Day’ coming around each year? When those words cause your insides to...

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The Golden Age, by Joan London

May 10, 2015 by

It’s been a couple of months since I finished Joan London’s third novel, ‘The Golden Age‘, but I’m...

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More On Writing a Novel: Feedb...

May 8, 2015 by

In my last blog post, I talked about some of the lessons I’ve learned while writing a novel. Besides learning how to write,...

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10 Things I’ve Learned A...

April 27, 2015 by

My novel began life as a short story about a young girl in the 1960s, but it has grown into a family saga beginning in the 1920s and...

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Final Draft 2.0 and Carving Ou...

April 19, 2015 by

It’s been school holidays for the past couple of weeks, and up until the last couple of days, the weather has been cold, wet...

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Making Mistakes — a Letter to ...

April 2, 2015 by

This ‘Letter to My Daughter’ first appeared in a recent issue of a medical journal. My daughter had just finished...

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