Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Twelve Days of Writing

My year of writing, set to the popular song, and what I learned from it. On the first day of writing, my true love gave to me (No he didn’t! I did it all myself. Although he was my first … Continue reading

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Mary, 45, likes cheese, had childhood encounter with jar so afraid of pickles (and so on)

Even more exciting things are afoot out there in publishing world; meanwhile I still have to earn my crust reading reports with sentences like ….’Describe: to describe an action means you write a written overview of the action including references … Continue reading

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For my next trick….another book!

“Plumbers don’t get plumber’s block, and doctors don’t get doctor’s block; why should writers be the only profession that gives a special name to the difficulty of working, and then expects sympathy for it?” Oscar Wilde said there was no … Continue reading

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Not a damn tedious waste of an evening

Some exciting things that happened at the Dylan Thomas/Sony Reader Awards in Swansea: Andrew Davies bought me a gin and tonic and said how much he liked my book. I then quoted P & P at him – Damn tedious … Continue reading

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