“Because I have to,” Joy Williams points out has become the fashionable response to that question of late. But you know what? I write because I want to. Because I love it. Yes, sometimes I start writing and I cannot stop until the story in me has been released but ultimately I get a thrill …

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I had a nice little moment yesterday. I was ‘playing’ with my two year old in the back yard – and by that I mean he was playing and I was supervising – when I sat down next to him at the dirt pile and started digging with one of his excavators. I think we …

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Before I became a mother I had plans of spending my son’s early days getting plenty of writing done. Let me just say it didn’t happen. I scoured the internet for tips on how to write with a baby in the house but it felt like these people didn’t actually know what it was like …

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