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The great thing about the NZIBS Creative Writing Course was not being made to feel foolish for trying. Joan Rosier Jones (my allocated tutor and mentor) was more interested in helping me find my ‘voice’ than worry about my less than perfect grammar and my crude style. With the advice ‘Write what you like to read’ ringing in my ears and raunchy characters ringing in my head, it seemed only natural to turn to the genre of ‘hot’ romance. Another NZIBS Course mentor Lindy Kelly (Writing Your First Novel) nurtured me through the whole process of turning Earth and Robin’s story into a working manuscript.
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PROOFREADERS! Here is another reason why proofreaders are so important.
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What is the one thing most of us already have enough of? REGRETS.
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One experienced travel writer found 14 different ways to write a travel article. Try them!
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Do you want to make a tangible, significant difference in the lives of others? Life coaching may well be your next career… Here are ten reasons to consider becoming a professional adviser in the rapidly expanding world of life coaching.
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In the United States, laws on some matters vary widely from state to state. This makes life interesting, and lawyers fat, as taking each other to court—often over obscure differences—seems to be almost a national pastime.
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When you go for a job interview, you’re under some stress. That’s why you should commit these suggestions to memory.
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Hidden in plain sight is that extra hour a day you’ve wanted …
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Most writers of any genre would give their right arm to achieve the fame and fortune of bestselling authors such as John Grisham or Dick Francis or Patricia Cornwell. But without specialised prior experience, your manuscript probably won’t make it off the slush pile.
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People ignoring obvious facts, overstating statistics, or simply telling straight out lies (porkies, pork pies, Pinocchios and pants-on-fire whoppers) hit a new low standard in 2016. The Oxford Dictionary selected “post-truth” as its word of the year.
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