Monthly Archives: Feb 2018

In praise of … BetaBooks

Joining BetaBooks was a game-changer in my embryonic career; the moment when I came out as a writer and actually let people read my story. Continue reading

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Less is more

My original aim was to write a feminist social history of early 20th century England focusing on the contribution of militant suffragists with additional modules on rural deprivation, mental illness, and temperate climate horticultural. Continue reading

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Why Journey’s End didn’t make me cry

The one thing I think I feared was that Journey’s End would be given the Blackadder treatment. Continue reading

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Farewell Facebook

How do I quiet the anxious worm that distracts me from the discipline of writing? Continue reading

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Running out of Life

I am already well over twenty years past the average age at which most writers are first published. Continue reading

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