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Mary Mary not at all contrary #cycling #hernehillvelodrome

I saw this today, a quote from John Waters the wacky film director “The only insult I’ve ever received in my adult life was when someone asked me, “Do you have a hobby?” A HOBBY?! DO I LOOK LIKE A … Continue reading

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Finding the Inspiration Part 2

In part 1 here, I wrote about how to find the way into a story. You’ve had an idea; you’ve found a character and you have them in a  situation where you want to find out what happens next. You … Continue reading

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Finding the inspiration

I want to write about finding the inspiration to write. Where, in simple terms, do the stories come from. They say, of the novice writer, write from your own experience but that’s not always possible. Too close, too personal, too … Continue reading

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