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Learning from great (and not so great) literature

I am stating the obvious here, but you can learn a lot about writing skills by careful reading of books. Here are some lessons from recent books that I’ve read. (Warning:  spoiler alerts…) ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ by Gail … Continue reading

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Being in Someone’s Head

Does anyone else, as a writer, find themselves reading with a critical eye, noticing different things now that they are a writer themselves? Such as the skilful way the author blends description and action, the hook in the first paragraph, … Continue reading

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