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Why do I Write or Feel I Must Write?

Because it is very stupid. I could be doing a million other things, enjoyable things, non enjoyable things, things which could even make money. As

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6 Things I’ve Learned about Being a Published Author

My aim had always been to be a published author. I have achieved my aim. Now what? Writing a novel or two is the biggest

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REVIEW: BBC’s “Chinese Burn” appalling script, racial stereotypes, human detritus not diversity

Did anybody catch this on the BBC over the weekend? A terrible TV film about three Chinese girls in London called CHINESE BURN. The script

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The Brief Crowdfunding Pitch De-Brief

So you have pitched and now you are wondering how the hell did I do? 1. On the pitching letter. Make it pithy and make each

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Your Crowdfunding Pitch Letter

The letter needs to be pithy and to the point. Short direct pitches work better cos firstly people have no time and secondly they have

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Crowdfunding Week 5 – Keep Calm and Carrie Fisher

OK guys so for 24 hours I had to get away from London, the internet, social media, work, family, self marketing and of course this

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Pitching your Ideas in 3 minutes

Pitching is presenting your ideas. What people and I myself don’t realise is how tough my business life as a designer is and has been. I

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How I came to be Crowdfunding with Unbound

  I was on around Day 27 of NaNoWriMo and doing quite well I thought, writing my third novel, with my word count of c

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The Sadomasochistic Art of Writing: you know what I’m talking about yes you do

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Rejections and the Pound on the Ground

So I had two rejections today, both for short stories. Another for my novel pitch, four days ago. No thanks For those of you who are