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Break Point: Cherise Saywell & Cynthia Rogerson

Break point

In our new ‘Break Point’ series, Cherise Saywell and Cynthia Rogerson describe what nearly sank their writing careers, and how they turned things around. Cherise Saywell describes how an unexpected writing career descended into paralysis, and how a short and anonymously-published piece helped her to reconnect with what she loves about writing. Cynthia Rogerson explains how escaping to a weekly writing group turned her from a frustrated mother-of-many to a fledgling novelist, who discovered that as far as family went, ‘it was extraordinary how happy we all were just suiting ourselves’.


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