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Why We Write…

TweetHaving an actual book in one’s hands with one’s own name on the cover as author is a wonderful feeling.  Writing itself is damn hard work.  I spoke to some friends about why they write…   Sheila Burke, author of Booyah! Spirit & Zen-Sational Living & Circle of Soul. When I first started blogging years ago, I really just…

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Why I wrote a novel, and why I’ll write another.

TweetWhen one writes – especially something LONG that isn’t part of a thesis one HAS to finish – one does get to wonder WHY?  Why on earth did I start this?  Why am I carrying on?  And then: Why am I going to put myself through all this again? Initially, the adventure was almost entirely…

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A load of contradictory opinion about writing…

TweetA lot of people have an idea of writing a book one day. Indeed, it seems to be a bit of an urban myth among Kiwis, that we like to think we “have a book in us”. I love the saying in this poster; someone – an accomplished author – told me this early on,…

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