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The First Draft is Complete: Learnings

With almost three weeks left to spare, I have reached the first milestone with the novel. The first draft is complete. That said, I kind of hate it and don’t expect much of it to survive revision. What’s important is that I managed to do it at all. I started writing it on 1 December […]

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What is Literary Fiction?

If there’s a term more contentious in writing circles, I’m not sure what it might be. People define literary fiction in a number of different ways. Some argue that it’s any work that has literary merit. Hack work cranked out for profit, or things specifically designed to appeal to a mass market, isn’t considered “literary”. […]