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From reading paperbacks to Kindle

I've been converted From good ole paperbacks To the Kindle. At first I was adamant I wouldn’t get a Kindle. I like the feel of books in my hands. If you’re as adamant as I was, I'm sure you’ve said that too. A few years back a friend of mine received a Kindle for Christmas. She told me how great it was, how she was reading heaps more books and she didn’t need extra space ro store them all on shelves. I did read a chapter off her Kindle but still felt like no. I want to feel the paper. Smell the pages. Hold the book in my hands. Cue 2015, when I decided to become a writer. You must read to be a writer. Stephen King is often quoted from his memoir On Writing: “If you don’t have the time to rea

Blogging...everyone is doing it.

At first, I didn't know why I should blog? Other authors are doing it, so I should probably blog too. Traditional publishers love the authors that blog. But what do I write about? My interests? Books? That's a no no. Don't get pidgeon holed as a book reviewer. My kids? Do you really want to read about my two little cherubs? I've got my personal Facebook profile to tell people what my kids are up to. My obsession with a games app? No that'll just bore you to tears. But as I started to write out several blog post drafts, I began to realise this could be an interesting way for me to share my thoughts about my writing. How I came up with stories ideas. Why I decided to become a writer. And other

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