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Pace Perfect

“If the people about you are carrying on their business or their benevolence at a pace which drains the life out of you, resolutely take a slower pace; be called a laggard, make less money, accomplish less work than they, … Continue reading

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Slow Notion

“If we are walking in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”         Buddhist Saying “It doesn’t matter how slow you go as long as you do not stop.”   Confucius Ancient wisdom for modern … Continue reading

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Breaking Through

“I knew what I wanted to achieve. I wanted to give readers the kind of excitement thatI had felt when I read James Bond Thrillers. I wanted to give readers that kind of excitement which was so vivid to me.”   … Continue reading

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Pacing Pointers

“Writing a novel is all about the timed release of information.” Toni Morrison Horse races are often won based on the skill that a jockey displays in pacing his mount’s explosive energy and speed. And runners, from sprinters to marathoners, … Continue reading

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Pace Makers

Pacing is tricky: Finding the right rhythm and speed to unspool a story can sometimes be more challenging than plotting it. While we’re constantly cautioned about the dangers of sluggish pacing, stories that race along like runaway trains run the … Continue reading

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