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We Do What We Can We Give What We Have

“We work in the dark- we do what we can- we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.” Henry James Whenever I face a challenge … Continue reading

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There Will Always Be

During a recent talk with a friend last week she mentioned the names of three books that I would be interested to read. As soon as I had the chance, I went online to order the books. All three were … Continue reading

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There Is No Answer

It’s one of those mornings again when I can’t decide on what to write without the fear of repetition. When I have so many thoughts and ideas cooking in my head and yet I can’t pick one and stick to … Continue reading

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I Have Lost My Whim

If you know my story, you may be familiar with the fact that I started writing at an early age. I started writing whatever came to mind or whatever bothered or troubled me at the time, only to tear up … Continue reading

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I Do Not Try To Steer My Characters

Are you a spontaneous writer? Or do you plan your novel and characters from before? Do you plan your scenes and plots and incidents in advance? Do you know what your characters will do and think every time they are … Continue reading

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There Is No ‘One Right Way’ To Write

“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” Henry Ford Ever since I remember I have been reading authors’ biographies, listening to interviews and noting down any advice that I think will help me to become a … Continue reading

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Never Talk To Anyone

“However am now going to write a swell novel- will not talk about it on account the greater ease of talking about it than writing it and consequent danger of doing same.” Ernest Hemingway (in a letter to F. Scott … Continue reading

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