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Like many writers, growing up I was a shy introvert. The thought of standing in front of a room of p…
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  •  · This is something I used to get my delegates to do when on a presentation skills course:Try making a…
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I've been so inspired by the various webinars, especially children's books, the video webinar and Jo…
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Anyone else get the sudden feeling that they aren't good enough, or that nobody will like their work…
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  •  · Donna, I'm worn out by just reading your response! What dedication.
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After listening to the last couple of Broadcasts from the festival I am inspired to write another ch…
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  •  · Hi Rick. My father was a very intelligent man, a GP and member of MENSA. Dementia took hold of him. …
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One of the leading (Italian) characters enjoys eating. In one of my earlier drafts, I mentioned the …
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  •  · Thanks, Donna for such a lengthy response. As I mentioned in a post somewhere last week, I have deci…
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In my past life I ran training courses in Presentation Skills. If anyone wants any help in this area…
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  •  · Hi Mills where do you work? Are you freelance? I have always dabbled with writing in the past but no…
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Last week the BBC started a new six-part series on the role of the novel as a powerful tool for soci…
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  •  · Ditto thanks. I'll see if I can manage to find a way to watch. I gave up TV six years ago!
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The19th of June is Juneteenth, the historic holiday which celebrates the official end of slavery in …
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  •  · Fully aware that modern slavery remains a major problem. I've been researching the subject quite a b…
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I'm interested in obscure little known writers. When I watched the thoroughly enjoyable film "Budape…
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  •  · Libby, thanks for the information! I tend to read as broadly as possible. Enjoy the webinar!
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Who wants to hook up on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook/etc.? I write science fiction - twitter handle is…
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  •  · Hiya all,I've followed everyone on this thread (I think).On Twitter, I'm at @TajFregene   On Instagr…
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Hi everyone. My name is Fatima and I'm all the way from Botswana. I'm glad to have found this commun…
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  •  · Hello Fatima. The only things I know about Botswana are from reading Mma Ramotswe but if those novel…
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Hi! I've just joined the group having written my very first novel, which I'm pretty happy with. I li…
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  •  · Hi everyone.  I'm new to this forum as of today and am looking forward to getting to know you and ot…