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Killing your first draft

It’s not easy. You’ve been working for months, maybe years. And you’ve finally typed THE END in as big a font as you possibly can and made your very own typewriter ‘ding’ noise when you saved it. And it’s done. It’s finished. You’re ready to get published and start your book tour. The police put…

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Grind Spark Earworm #1 – Justice

Everyone’s got at least one playlist, right? There’s the mix-tape you made when you were eight by recording tracks off the tv (for my younger readers, you can find out what a tape is by watching the Antiques Roadshow next time you’re at your Gran’s). There’s the iPod tracks you put together for your first…

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Take a seat in the dust lounge

Welcome to the Dust Lounge. It’s not picky about who can come in. There’s no dress code. There’s no entry fee. It’s somewhere I like to hang out. And write. And chat. And eat. And drink. I’ll be sharing some of my writing, thoughts on writing, mind meanderings into whatever else passes through, and occasional…

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