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Marcus Lopes

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Marcus Lopés is originally from Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. Since 2003, his writing has been featured in Canadian and international literary journals, both in print and online. He’s also the author of Freestyle Love, his first novel published in 2011 by LazyDay Publishing. He currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.

The Flowers Need Watering is his latest novel.

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Marcus Lopes I can't say that I get "inspired" to write. One of the things I learned to do a long time ago was to make writing a priority. That means every day I…moreI can't say that I get "inspired" to write. One of the things I learned to do a long time ago was to make writing a priority. That means every day I sit down to write. If I want to start a new writing project, I simply sit down at my desk and start writing (longhand).

When it comes to a work-in-progress, I schedule time each day to work on it. I start by rereading a little of what I wrote the day before, then I continue writing. Since I'm working on it daily, the plot and characters are always fresh in my mind.(less)
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The Flowers Need Watering

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I didn’t always want to be a writer.

What? What did he just say?

Let me back up a moment. I didn’t always know that I wanted to be a writer. That’s because I kept running away from who I really was.

In this journey called life, there are moments that change not only our lives but, more importantly, how we see ourselves in the world. They define us. These moments ask, “Why am I here?” For some...

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