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Mondays with Monika – 4

It’s that time of the week again, as freelance writer and committed blogger Monika spills the beans. Previous posts are located here: Part 1 Monday 22nd Oct, Part 2 Monday 29th Oct and Part 3 Monday 5th November. 1. Does writing about topics that are so personal change the way you feel about them? Not necessarily making you …

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Mondays with Monika – 1

As you may recall, a trainee clinical psychologist, exploring the therapeutic benefits of creative writing, interviewed me. The experience got me thinking about some themes I return to in my fiction, such as loss, separation and sacrifice, and the ways in which fiction comes to be as authentic as non-fiction. But what about non-fiction that …

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Well I never!

They say you learn something new every day. I’ll spare you my diary entries and share three four things I learned in the last week. 1. Editing and proofreading are very different animals. Just because it waddles like a duck, floats like a duck and makes quacking sounds, don’t assume it isn’t a goose. I’ve …

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