Monthly Archives: December 2007

An Unexpected Bonus

I’ve spent a few days working on the new version of Bentwater Roads.  Written a new first scene and reworked the structure of the opening.  The plan is to try to have a complete version to send to Ivan by … Continue reading

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Doris Lessing

From her Nobel address: Writers are often asked: “How do you write? With a word processor? an electric typewriter? a quill? longhand?” But the essential question is: “Have you found a space, that empty space, which should surround you when … Continue reading

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The Notebook

It took me a while to find the notebook on Allan Ramsay but it makes interesting reading. Not least because the date on the front is 11th October 1994. It still feels like rich territory. Reading it today I feel … Continue reading

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