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cover of big book of christmas mysteries

It’s that time of year again and while our Christmases are meant to be merry and bright (and for some, white), if we’re honest with ourselves there’s probably been an occasion or two when, surrounded by drunk relatives, we’ve secretly harboured the desire to serve up the Christmas pudding with a side of poison.

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What to do when NaNo is over

Last Tuesday there was a collective sigh from writers all over the world. NaNoWriMo had come to an end and most of us survived—even if we were presenting with symptoms of zombification.

I know not everyone reached the 50,000 word mark, but that’s ok because the most important thing is you began. Facing the blank page is always the toughest part.

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golden retriever with headphones on podcasting

I’m addicted to podcasts. I listen to them in the car and on the train. I fall asleep with my headphones on. And as I’ve been promising to release the Writing Journey Co podcast for about a year now (and still haven’t launched) I thought I’d put together this list of writing related radio shows that you can cut your teeth (ears??) on in the meantime.