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Jo Robinson

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I live in South Africa with my three feathered owners. I love all animals, champagne, chocolate, any sort of cheese, and most people. I like to read literary fiction, sci-fi/fantasy, and humour most of all, but I've fallen in love with books from most genres at one time or another. I write non-fiction, sci-fi/fantasy and mainstream fiction.

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Jo Robinson Hello James - thank you for your questions! I write both fiction and non-fiction. I've always been obsessed with reading and anything bookish. I think…moreHello James - thank you for your questions! I write both fiction and non-fiction. I've always been obsessed with reading and anything bookish. I think that when you love anything it will come out at some point. Writing happens to writers, I think, without them having to be persuaded much. A spark of an idea will appear and then the story will out when it comes to fiction. My non-fiction writing stems from my desire to help, one way or another. I love research, which is a bonus when you write in any genre.(less)
Jo Robinson I generally have more than one work in progress, and always at least one non-fiction and one fiction. I find that if I work on something different for…moreI generally have more than one work in progress, and always at least one non-fiction and one fiction. I find that if I work on something different for a while, the reason for the original block will appear and I'll be able to carry on with my original manuscript.(less)
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It’s a term of respect around here apparently. I’m fine with children calling me Tannie (that’s Aunty in Afrikaans), but I object to anyone who is already grown up aiming that moniker at me. Unless I am their actual aunty. Apart from the fact that writers are ageless—that comes with the territory—there is something deeply […]
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Steve Maraboli
“Dare to Be

When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.

When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.

When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.

When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.

When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.

When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.

When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.

When times are tough, dare to be tougher.

When love hurts you, dare to love again.

When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.

When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.

When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.

When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.

When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.

When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.

Dare to be the best you can –

At all times, Dare to be!”
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“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
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Jo Robinson Robynn wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request. I appreciated it. Robynn"

Hi Robynn! Thank you too - look forward to future chats.


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