Tag Archives: Sonia Orchard

writing out loud vs. honing your craft

The reason Ward’s advice to “write out loud” resonated so much with me is that after a year of studying writing I’m looking around wondering where the hell my voice went. I’ve been studying Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT, … Continue reading

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if there ain’t sparks, there ain’t sparks

When I was 22 I split up with my boyfriend of one-and-a-half years then spent eight months in indecision about it. If indecision doesn’t sound so bad to you, you’ve probably never really been there. Move over purgatory. Anyway, at … Continue reading

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rejection is hard

So. I started this blog by recounting a certain mini-life/writing-breakdown I had. The instigator of said breakdown was a lovely, encouraging letter I got from Kristin Nelson saying she didn’t think my manuscript was right for their agency. My reactions … Continue reading

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