Doing It Yourself


"Get a grip on yourself, you know you should,
I got a grip on myself and it feels good;
Get a grip on yourself, take my advice,
I got a grip on myself and it feels nice."

So goes the lyric to Get a Grip by the nineties rock band Semisonic - a piquant classic of the genre, in which no double is left entendred.

Often, as a budding writer, it can feel like you are spending months with nothing happening; emails are being sent out, responses are polite perhaps, but nobody really is engaging. Frustrations - and temptations - begin...

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Published: Sunday 1st May 2022

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