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Writing is left-brained

I’ve been writing professionally for 32 years and privately since I was four, and so being asked to stop and think about how I write is a challenge. It’s become left-brained, like tying my shoelaces or reversing the car. So when Andrea Stephenson of Harvesting Hecate invited me to share my writing process at this blog hop, I took the opportunity to look back. First, a bit about Andrea. Click here to find out how she writes. She has written fiction since she was a child, but has written seriously for a number of years, including short stories and The Skin of a Selkie, her first (as yet unpublished) novel.  She feels that she reached a happy turning point in her creative life just over a year ago when, having had little success before, she won prizes in two writing competitions within a month of each other.  She went on to start her blog and has never felt more inspired creatively. Andrea finds inspiration in nature, the coastline and the turn of the seasons.  She believes we all need a little enchantment in our lives, so her stories tend to include a hint of magic.  During the day, Andrea manages a
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