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What I’ve learned this year: if it isn’t costing you more than you want to give, if it isn’t pushing you into unknown places and if you aren’t entering dangerous territory armed only with ... See more

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Story Seed: I was trying to work this morning when I heard singing. Ran outside to find CPUT marine science students rowing past, most of them coping well, but one boat far behind where they couldn't ... See more

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Timeline Photos

If you can closely relate the inciting incident to the climax you'll find they prop up the middle section and give cohesion to the whole piece of work.

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Timeline Photos

Grit means keeping your bum on your chair, working at improving your technique, maintaining energy through all the rewrites, being able to get up after rejection knocks you down, and maintaining ... See more

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Publishers Weekly - Bologna Show Daily April 1, 2019 - page25

Nice to get a mention in Publisher’s Weekly. One day I’ll go to Bologna too.

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Preparing for the writing class I’m teaching this afternoon. My two year old grandson ‘helped’ bake the chocolate brownies. He ate 90% of the chocolate chips, and a good amount of the batter ... See more

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Whenever I meet famous people I want to run away, in case they think I'm fawning over them. I'd rather ignore them and pretend I don't recognise them than come over as all needy and sycophantic. ... See more

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