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The Pukur and thoughts on the Rohingya situation

As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers … Continue reading

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What could YOU do with $2 each month?

What could you do with $2 per month? I carried out extensive research into this question (well…I asked a few friends on Facebook) and here’s my results. For $2 per month you could: possibly get a cheap lipstick or concealer (would … Continue reading

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Writing Catch-up (7 Reasons to be excited)

You may have noticed I’ve not posted anything for several days on this blog. There are reasons. I didn’t die and I haven’t given up (though, at times, I wish I would). One reason is that last Saturday, when I … Continue reading

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Minipost 23 – The Ups and Downs of Publishing

  This year has been a steep learning curve for me in terms of getting books written and published. I’ve been pondering this over the last few days since completing 50,000 words of my novel. Regular readers may recall that … Continue reading

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