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Date Posted: 23:28:28 04/16/12 Mon
Author: Darren Groth
Subject: Re: Welcome Darren! Grab your drink of choice and follow me >>>
In reply to: Myxtress 's message, "Welcome Darren! Grab your drink of choice and follow me >>>" on 12:02:55 04/16/12 Mon

Hey Myxtress

Thanks for saying g'day and for giving a little insight into your life and writing (Life writing? Write living?). Seems like you've got some good material to draw from for your work :)

From what you described, writing is not your hobby, but rather "what you do'. Writers write - you do it every day, so consider yourself a true working writer and not a hobbyist. And the fact that you have a clear goal is further evidence of your title. You'd be amazed at the number of would-be's you put yourself ahead of just by finishing!

My Vancouver story? Ah, it's a long one; too long for this forum and my guy typing. I will say this, though: if you read the blurbs on my website for the novels 'MVP', 'The Umbilical Word' and 'Kindling', it will give you some idea :)

Cheers and talk again soon!

D

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[> [> [> Well geez! Sorry Darren, I thought I had replied earlier. I meant to anyway. >>> -- Myxtress, 13:42:47 05/01/12 Tue

Thanks for the kind words, and it seems you have a lot to draw on from your own experiences as well. I sense your journey to Vancouver was complicated, both at its best and worst.

BTW, loved your reference to guy typing. Although, I admit I have a hard time picturing an author approaching the keyboard with the two-fingered hunt and stab technique that the guys in my house use...so I don't believe your typing is all that bad.

Hugs

Esther

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