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FIRE AND FURY, THE BOOK. PERSONAL REFLECTIONS

While the world gloats over the latest vicious Trump attack by Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury”, whose contents he presently reinforces through numerous world-wide television appearances, apart from the questionable truthfulness of its contents, I ask myself the question: WHAT DRIVES THE MAN? As I skim through the sparce sources available on this question, …

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Christians and the LGBT community – my thoughts

After watching an interview with Emma Ayres, now Eddie Ayres, very likeable ex-ABC Classic FM breakfast host, I realize that we, the Christian community in general, live in a condemnation bubble regarding the whole LGBT community. Sobering to know: this issue has now become the new normal in our society!   We are asked by …

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The time has arrived: distributing my finished books!

As I decided to publish with CreateSpace (Amazon), which is placed in America and which only has printing facilities in the U.S., now that it comes to ordering my finished books, reality has hit! The postage costs are simply horrific! Whereas before, my research as a complete self-publishing novice focussed on HOW TO PUBLISH, i.e. …

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Building My Author Platform – Why I write what I write

Part of building my author platform is answering some challenging questions: Not so much WHAT I write, which is quite easy to answer but rather WHY? Ouch! That requires a bit of thinking! I believe that at heart, I am a teacher. I want to share my life experience, to possibly save others from making the …

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Some Gold Nuggets for Poets and Those Who Love Poetry

“A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway.” Junot Díaz, Professor of Writing, …

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