Monthly Archives: Nov 2018

The Lie (reading-as-a-writer 13)

View this post on Instagram The Lie by Helen Dunmore (2014) is up there on my list of Top 20 #WW1 books (and that is not a place easily gained). Accolades abound elsewhere so I won’t reiterate; suffice to say … Continue reading

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#100 days of writing 4

View this post on Instagram #100daysofwriting Days 46-54. I must confess, I found the Amnesty centenary hopelessly distracting and wrote nothing for three of these days (either side of the #WeepingPoppies @imperialwarmuseums) but I did a lot of thinking. Back … Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf (reading-as-a-writer 12)

View this post on Instagram This is one of my Desert Island Books! Every time I read Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf, 1925) I gain some new nugget of understanding, spark of inspiration, fresh writerly knowledge. This most recent reading was … Continue reading

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