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Things Can Only Get Better…

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  Having been in Atlanta on and off for the best part of four months, a lot has happened to take my focus away from writing. Moving to a new country, finding a place to live, and losing my dear brother. It has been a trying and testing time. But I have recently been able to continue with the writing, attempt to construct a story out of nothing and locate the mojo that keeps threatening to leave! I thank God …

Award Winning Author Sade Adeniran Talks African Writers & Podcasts…

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Sade’s World Short Story Podcasts Over to you, Sade! Thanks Lola for letting me be your guest blogger and talk about my project Sade’s World Short Story Podcasts. Before I get into that, a little bit about me for those who have never heard my name. I’m a writer and a filmmaker, if I had to, I’d define myself as a storyteller. People always ask you, what made you want to become a writer? The first time I heard that …

Writing Coach Rosemary Dun on First Drafts & The Alchemy of Teaching Creative Writing…

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  Shoes and $&!££y First Drafts: The Alchemy of Teaching Creative Writing              I teach creative writing both at an adult education centre and for The Open University. I approach all my classes with the same two goals: to pass on what I wish I’d known when I first started writing creatively, and to help new writers get in touch with their subconscious from which all creativity flows. Over the years I’ve witnessed magic in …