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April 2014

Here are the links to my Italy Magazine features for the month of April 2014: http://www.italymagazine.com/featured-story/sabina-medieval-villages-superb-olive-oil-and-tranquility-roman-countryside http://www.italymagazine.com/featured-story/lets-look-piedmont-brief-guide http://www.italymagazine.com/news/rediscovering-paestum http://www.italymagazine.com/news/renting-car-italy http://www.italymagazine.com/news/best-kept-secret-viterbos-thermal-baths http://www.italymagazine.com/featured-story/buying-property-italy-part-2

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Where Have the Scriptwriters Gone?

The breakfast dishes are being put away and as the iPod shuffles in its deck I check for emails, browse Facebook and have a quick look at the BBC news. I’m wandering around the internet, not going anywhere in particular … Continue reading

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Realistic Dialogue

During a previous meeting with the Renegade Writers, our illustrious leader, Peter Coleborn, said something that ordinarily shouldn’t make sense. He said that dialogue in fiction isn’t true to life, but it has to be written to appear realistic. As … Continue reading

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Put him in his place

A few weeks ago, during a meeting with the Renegade Writers, our youngest member Josh said something that triggered a thought that has now evolved into today’s blog entry.  One member was receiving feedback from the group about his work … Continue reading

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Do We Write With Accent

My friend Malcolm, a published author of non-fiction books and also a writer of fiction posted on his blog the idea that what we write and the way we write it is determined by who and where we are. Is … Continue reading

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The Importance of Feedback

After reading my friend, Tim’s, piece on the subject of writers’ groups (re-blogged on this site earlier in the month), I felt compelled to write a piece myself. I am a member of a local writing group called Renegade Writers. … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Recently I was tagged by another author as an up and coming ‘next big thing’, an accolade I felt honoured to have had bestowed upon me and one I accepted with grateful thanks. The Next Big Thing, is a blog … Continue reading

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