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Is all writing copy writing?

I would argue (today) that all writing is copy writing. Including journalism, reviews and other forms, because it is essentially promoting the worthiness of its own subject e.g. promoting the experience of listening to music, in the case of an […]

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Why I write. (My reply to Jeff Goins)

A reply to Jeff Goins, here: http://goinswriter.com/why-i-write/ I write… Because I only know what I think when I write, and I only know what I feel after I’ve written, mused, and write more. I’m closer to what makes me, me. And what […]

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Snippets from my play (1)

These are a couple of snippets that were taken out of the play I am writing “Life, Death and Journalism”. It’s in the second-third draft stage and needs work. Jack is a journalist encouraged to resign by his editor after […]

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Keep it together, writer

How does a writer keep it together? Writers have egos (at least, I do), a brand, a face, and a myriad of options to write and experiment, particularly online. Bits and pieces here and there submitted to competitions, freelance work, […]

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A racy super pen

  What a joy to drive – I mean, write with – this red-blooded supercar… pen.   This Ferrari 500 pen will make people turn their heads and bump into things. But the delight is in the writing. The emblazoned […]

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Poem: Triple Dip

Triple Dip A writer’s tale of the recessions   At the first dip my editor wanted me to move faster. With no time to love or study, I flew across the world in a hurry. But my work life flashed […]

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Arts Council bans unpaid intern ads!

AWESOME NEWS ABOUT ARTS INTERNSHIPS! The Arts Council England has posted a public warning to employers recruiting unpaid interns via their jobs website http://www.artsjobs.org.uk. The announcement, featured prominently on the home page and every page, reads: Unpaid opportunities We recognise […]

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