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All Good Books

Jane Austen wrote: “It is only a novel… or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 220,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 160,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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A Mysterious Phenomenon

“I’ve read a lot about the creative process. It’s a mysterious phenomenon. I don’t know what makes it work or what makes it malfunction as often as it works.” William Styron Years ago, when I finished my first book, my … Continue reading

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Another Human Being On The Page

“The novelist’s job is to see and say clearly what people are.” John Masters Do you ever get stuck while creating your characters? Some seem to be dull, others cliché and you spend endless hours thinking how to make them … Continue reading

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Are You A Bleeder?

I don’t remember when or why I started writing. I remember being in elementary school, in grade four or five, sitting at my desk and writing stories during class. And I also remember the time when I had to undergo … Continue reading

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What The Heck!

Is waiting for an email from an agent or publisher more preferable than a letter delivered by a postman? James Herriot writes: “They kept coming back with regular monotony and it’s a terrible thing when you hear the postman pushing … Continue reading

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