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  • The REAL problem with writing

    The REAL problem with writing

    Reading time: Just over 3 minutes The real problem with writing is not spelling or grammar. It’s persuading yourself to put enough words on the page….   I’m gearing up to promote my next book, Your Happy First Draft. (Release date …READ MORE
  • Looking for books to read when travelling?

    Looking for books to read when travelling?

    Reading time: Less than 2 minutes This is my weekly installment of “writing about writing,” in which I scan the world to find websites, books and articles to help other writers. Today I discuss a new website about books to …READ MORE
  • What’s a ‘caesura’?

    What’s a ‘caesura’?

    Reading time: Less than 1 minute Increase your vocabulary and you’ll make your writing much more precise. That’s why I provide a word of the week. Today’s word: caesura…. When …READ MORE
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Daphne, your post got more than 600 likes on Facebook.
Thanks so much for writing something people care this much about.

Penelope Trunk


founder of Action Marketing, a service that turns independent professionals
into confident marketers

What I got with Daphne was more than an editor,
but a partner in making my book the best it could be.
I’ll be referring her to many clients.

Robert Middleton


Associate Director, International Student Development, University of British Columbia

On my second attempt at submitting my thesis, my supervisor recommended that I look for a writing coach. I found Daphne. My thesis is finished, and I now function in my writing life and my work life in completely different ways. Daphne helped me identify the challenges that were keeping me from achieving my goals.

Michelle Suderman, EdD


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