There was a time I believed that being a writer would be about lying in the bright sunshine, probably in a field or other warm grassy nook, dreaming of wizards and dragons with a splash of spaceship and galactic war.

The reality is a hard slog, finding it hard to afford to eat or support a family, desperate for the time to write what I want to write amid a sea of badly paid guff about life insurance or email solutions. Hours go past, and ne'er a wizard seen.

Perhaps Wattpad can offer some small island in that sea, where once more I can relax, even if it for only an hour a week, and become enchanted with a little magic.
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CrispinOTooleBateman CrispinOTooleBateman Oct 18, 2019 12:46PM
Another week, another chapter of Huu’s story! I’m really enjoying Necromancer still - hope that goes the same for all my loyal followers out there! Hope you are all having a good time.https://www.wa...
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