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Tips for bad writing days: #4 STOP TELLING PORKIES

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When I have a Bad Writing Day – and let me tell you that I have them ALL OF THE TIME – I can go barmy very quickly. Barminess is not fertile ground for good writing. So I’m offering a series of tips from my own personal experience to help you with your Bad Writing Days. Take what you like and leave the rest… Tip #4: STOP TELLING PORKIES.  Before writing for a living, I was a TV producer. Bear with me while I use my TV experience to better explain this tip. So. When you’re editing together a TV … Continue reading

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More lies (these ones are even worse)

In my last blog I mused some of the lies that I have told men over the years. They were general lies; sort of lies that I know women tell men all the time because whenever I bring up the subject with girlfriends they get really excited and start frenziedly confessing to their own lies until everyone is yelling out their favourite porkies with the sort of  wild enthusiasm that would have a Catholic priest running from his confession box in abject fear. Women love to bond over the insane things they do. It reminds us that we are not alone and gives us … Continue reading

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