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Why I fell in love with writing …

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By Ray Hamill

So, after recently publishing my second novel, a book titled Free the Leprechauns, I took some time to reflect on the process, and being a writer I then did what any self-respecting writer would do in such a situation – I wrote about it.

And the more I wrote about the process, the more I realized how thoroughly I had enjoyed the moment, perhaps even more than I thought at the time.

Here’s a link to a blog on what I learned while writing Free the Leprechauns¬†on a website called It’s Not All Gravy …

http://its-not-all-gravy.blogspot.com/2014/12/a-writer-remembers-why-he-fell-in-love.html#links

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Penning your novel is just the beginning

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By Ray Hamill

While completing my second novel was a gratifying experience in many ways, having been down this particular road before, I was, however, well aware this conclusion was merely the first step.

It had been almost ten years between books and I had little illusion that the self-publishing industry had changed dramatically in that time – even for such a brief existence – but I also knew that at least one important thing remained the same and would probably always do so.

And that meant the hard work was just beginning. Continue reading

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