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Writer - Words inform. Words perform. Words transform. ~Amanda Patterson
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  • Writers Write
    CEO, present
  • The Write Foundation
    Founder & Trustee, 2012
  • The Plain Language Programme
    Author, 2012
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Writers Write

Writer. Muse. Plain Language Expert. CEO. Trustee. Memoirist. Teacher. Reader. Founder. Widow.  Mother. Daughter. 

Birthday: 1 November

I live in South Africa
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Can exist on books, cupcakes, coffee and dark chocolate. But seriously...Nominations: Woman of the Year (2006 & 2010), Most Influential Woman in Business & Government (2010), Mondi Awards (various), Feather Awards (2011) - all in South Africa
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Happy #caturday  
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Such weight of cat
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For coffee lovers and procrastinators.
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Sounds like a good combination.
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If you love books, you'll understand.
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Quotable - Nathaniel Hawthorne, born 4 July 1804, died 19 May 1864
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What makes a novel unputdownable and unforgettable?
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What makes a novel unputdownable and unforgettable?  For me it is when the author has managed to make me care, sometimes desperately and irrationally, about the characters and the stories they...
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You took the words right out of my cotton pickin' mouth. There are some who think they're ready to publish, yet they can't get past tough question one, and they fail miserably. :)
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Quotable - Dave Barry, born 3 July 1947
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Maybe a prescription-only counter? An idea whose time has come. 
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Jerry takes incoming Daily Show host Trevor Noah on a tour down under the Brooklyn Bridge, where they riff on football (aka, soccer), apartheid's stupidity, and Noah's insane daily routine.
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Sometimes deciding what role a character is going to play in your story is tricky.  If you want to cut through the confusing labels used for characters, try this simple method: focus only on three...
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Quotable - Wisława Szymborska, born 2 July 1923, died 1 February 2012
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