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What My First Draft Taught Me

Just finished writing the first draft of your book? Or thinking about writing one? Well, this post could help you avoid some awful disappointments and also give you some realistic hope. Continue reading “What My First Draft Taught Me”

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Why I Love History (And You Should, Too!)

Often people ask me what my interests are. I have a fully-prepared answer for that- my interests are literature, wildlife and history. Often that last one makes them go, ‘I hated history in school.’ Then they get embarrassed. Thing is, high school doesn’t teach you how to appreciate history. They just force you into remembering dates and other boring things. That shouldn’t put you off. Since I’ve been reading history ever since I could read, I can tell you that it’s pretty damn interesting. Continue reading “Why I Love History (And You Should, Too!)”