Author August: Jon Wallace – Four writing spaces: pros and cons

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Finding the correct writing environment is never easy, in fact it can be a right pain. I am not surprised that so many authors take to converting sheds – most of us need a peaceful hermitage, where we can get a decent day’s work in, free of domestic distractions. The shed works well as a location, boasting a certain otherness, especially if located at the bottom of the garden – where the fairies and leprechauns dwell.

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Author August: Alexandra Oliva – Personality Shifts

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I’ve long been fascinated by how individuals will adapt their personalities to fit the group they’re in. For example, when I’m with my family I tend to be rather straight-faced; my “job” is to keep them focused on the task at hand, and my sense of humor swings toward dry—even caustic.

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Author August: Edward Cox – WHAT PAD?

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A couple of years ago I was advised to open a Wattpad account. What is Wattpad? I asked. A new super cool social media thing, was the answer. So I got myself some, because who would want to miss out on that! And then I spent the next year staring at it, occasionally poking it with a stick, wondering when it was going to do something. Like so much else to do with the internet and computers, Wattpad bemused the life out of me.

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