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How to Move Your Posts from your WordPress Blog to a new Blog on a Paid Domain

You probably know by now that I’m moving from Tiny Island to Singapore Actually. I am thrilled to report that I took ‘the risk’ and decided to try to experiment moving over my Tiny Island posts on my own. I … Continue reading

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Advice from Haruki Murakami

Whenever I don’t feel confident about my writing I think I should read this extract from Murakami. It’s comforting to know that even the most popular writer in Japan has his insecurities. What he says strikes a chord with me. … Continue reading

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Advice from Kurt Vonnegut

Vonnegut’s books are so easy to read.  He has been generous with advice to aspiring writers.  The one that stuck with me most was ‘pity the readers’.  I am guilty of writing for myself and often forgetting the audience.  I … Continue reading

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Advice from Naipaul

I found this great site which has advice from writers, starting with some tips from V S Naipaul.  Naipaul recommends short 10 word sentences and small 5 lettered words: 1. Do not write long sentences. 2. Each sentence should make … Continue reading

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How Do Famous Writers Write?

Writing habits of Paul Theroux, Haruki Murakami, Salman Rushdie and Peter Mayle. Continue reading

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