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Into The Void

Into The Void

Today, I signed a copy of Broken Body Fragile Heart for a friend of mine. There’s nothing that really compares to signing your name inside something you wrote — a physical, tangible sign that maybe one day I’ll make a living out of this. Or maybe not, especially if I stick with poetry which earns me literally pennies. It’s easy to get discouraged with writing. I’ve been taking this whole writing thing ridiculously seriously since I was about nine —…

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In The Style Of

In The Style Of

Something I like to do when I’m writing is think of which authors influenced the book in question. I’m not the sort of person who thinks that everything I write is totally original. Everything I write was inspired by something else. Watching, for example – I describe it to potential readers as ‘Holly Black meets Maggie Stiefvater meets Kate Thompson’. More specifically, it’s ‘Tithe meets Ballad meets The New Policeman’, and anyone here who has read those three books will…

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Feather Pen Friday: Dun?

Feather Pen Friday: Dun?

Okay, so I think I’ve been reading the NaNoisms forum too much because I originally intended to call this post ‘Done?’. However I like the new version and have left it be. Well, a couple of days ago I finished the third book in my trilogy. It’s called Returning (the book, not the trilogy), although I’m probably going to change that name, and it’s finished. Hooray. Unfortunately, I began it while the second one was still a first draft –…

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