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Fitting writing around life

Unless we’re professional writers, we can’t always prioritise writing as much as we’d like to. Always have a current work in progress, even if you haven’t found time to work on it for a while. Critiquing and brainstorming ideas are

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Self-editing

Once past the happy clappies of finishing a draft, it’s time for a reality check. Few publications worth bothering with have an acceptance rate above 5%. Most are considerably lower than that, as shown by the statistics on the Submissions

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The First Draft

Now for the fun part. This is where the tripod and the robots fade away as we discard torturous analogies and let the creativity flow free. There are still a few things to consider, so beware, this will be a

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