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The beat

It’s D-day. Deadline day. I’ve been working on a project for 6 months now, watching it take shape while I’ve been breathing life into the words on paper. As I’m typing this, I know I don’t have any time to spare if I want to make the deadline, but I’d rather take a few minutes to share the feelings that are moving around in me at the moment. … Read More The beat

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Current query-quest

Hi fellow writers, I have just started to submit my query letters to literary agents this week, and whoah has it been a learning curve. After months of researching the query process, I still find myself learning new things and banging my head against the table after noticing mistakes. I have read over and over… Read More Current query-quest

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About Karin

Karin Mitchell is a South African journalist-turned-writer. She used to cover hundreds of current events as they were developing. Often, she would be running between protests and dodging rubber bullets and flying bricks, trying to establish and understand concerns amongst South Africans. She also spent years in the courts, reporting on high profile and forgotten… Read More About Karin