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I wrote a book – Misspelt Yoof

I wrote my first book! It’s a novel titled Misspelt Yoof. Strange title, I know, but if you keep reading you’ll understand why I put a spelling mistake in my title.

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Writing

The writing process – Spaced out

Probably one of the most obvious features of a book besides the title is the text. How this text is structured depends entirely on the content. It’s pretty fair to say that in order for the text to make sense and be digestible to read, the author will need to use paragraphs, the blocks of […]

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The writing process – Look who’s talking

As promised, another instalment summarising some of what I have learnt as I pursue a path as an author of books. This post is dedicated to speech, dialogue, spoken word, the sentences between inverted commas that can bring a story to life. When I wrote Misspelt Yoof, there was obviously going to be a cast […]

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The writing process – Write more to write less

What a title! What does that mean? It’s simple really: A writer must write a lot to then get the most out of a few words. Still confused? Ok, let me explain what I learnt about the importance of rereading and rewriting. Editing is no joke. When I write, and I’m sure it’s the same […]