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In praise of … Focus

Focus costs less than the proverbial cup of coffee and does nothing much more than count down 25 minutes to a background of ticking clocks or cafĂ© babble – but it’s brilliant. Continue reading

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Editing for Beginners

I’m editing for plot and pace, continuity and cohesion, balance and beauty. Continue reading

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