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How not to write

So I’ve been focusing on writing this week. Really focusing. I’m aiming for 500 words a day on my novel and I’m working on a couple of articles and pitches. But… things don’t always go to plan. Unfortunately for me I do my best writing when the clock hits about 11pm the other unfortunate thing…

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Envy or Admiration?

It’s something that all writers experience more often than not. Writer Envy. No matter what your passion and talent; non-fiction, feature article, blogger, fiction, chances are not a day goes by when you don’t read something and think ‘Wow!’ followed by a ‘I wish could write like that‘. But it’s not always an emotion coloured…

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Pitch Fever

I have a condition which I am sure many freelance article writers can relate to. Pitch Fever. This condition, as opposed to Fever Pitch, is developed when a fresh faced freelancer attempts to click ‘send’ on an email to an editor. Yesterday I once again was overcome with Pitch Fever as I nervously hovered my…