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I’ve been puzzling over this one?


I’ve read that Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders once said: “…how frequently in the course of our lives the evil which in itself we seek most to shun, and which, when we are fallen into it, … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Voice


THE WRITER’S VOICE. Sometimes critics speak of a writer’s voice. But what do they mean?  I think of it as a goal to be achieved on a very long road. It’s that uniquely personal “way” you have of expressing yourself … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with this Story?


Vence in the south of France where Jonathan Pryde lives.           Ever had that feeling that something’s wrong with the manuscript even though you’ve been through it a hundred times? And you don’t know what it … Continue reading

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Where am I? Is this the Second Draft or the Third, or does it matter?


Still working on redrafting! Here the lines get blurry and I get bleary-eyed. When can I say the second draft is done and I’m onto the third? Or does it even matter? Maybe I should trust the “flow” and let … Continue reading

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