Ten Things I’d Love to Say to My Neophyte Writer Self

If I could go back in time and have a wee chat with my younger self, here are a few things I’d say… What about you? What would you tell yourself now that you’ve learned a thing or two?

Nikki Tate - Author

If there’ s one word I would use to describe myself back then it would be LOST.

Sometime back in the last century I was floundering around, trying to figure out how to escape from my miserable existence as a cog in the government machine. I knew I wanted to write but didn’t have any idea where to start, how to get a book published, how to finish a manuscript. I knew next to nothing.

If there’ s one word I would use to describe myself back then it would be LOST. Nobody I knew in the world of government finance or statistics had any idea what I was on about when I suggested that maybe I should quit my job and try to write full time. Suggestions like that were met with raised eyebrows and a series of questions that began with, “What about your benefits?” and ended with, “Why…

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