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Originally posted on blindoggbooks:
I would like to share a letter sent to me by a fellow independent author, who wishes to remain anonymous, about a website claiming to be promoting independent authors, when in reality it appears that they are offering free downloads of the work of dozens of us. If you are an…
It was 32 years ago when I first read Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. I was 16, young and impressionable, and not yet consumed by the mental illness that would over-take me in my mid-20s. I suffered from mild depression then, so I was able to easily identify with Esther. I didn’t understand the issues […]
Originally posted on Linda G. Hill:
Writing characters who are vastly different to ourselves is something many of us do, or at least strive to do. It’s not easy to extract one’s personality completely from the page – we can only write what we know, after all. Yes, imagination is a far-reaching avenue, but how…