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Wanting to do it better

Gradually I’ve been getting back into writing again, producing more poems, thanks to the April Poem a Day online group set up by Simon Williams, and working on a new rewrite of my much-worked novel. I’m altering the time sequence, changing … Continue reading

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A novel approach

I’ve still been spending far too much time on Facebook, reading all sorts of articles about the current situation – or situations; there seem to be so many things going on. And chipping in my own two penn’orth whenever I’ve … Continue reading

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Revisions, Revisions

I seem to be in editing mode at the moment. I’ve just finished yet another draft of the novel I haven’t managed to find an agent for – though there’s still more that needs doing – and am awaiting feedback … Continue reading

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On Being a Poet

Some while ago I wrote two posts, the first called On Not Being a Poet and the second On Not Not Being a Poet. Logically the follow-on would be On Being A Poet, and it says something about where I … Continue reading

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So where do we go from here?

I wrote the title of this post some time ago, meaning to come back to it, and now can’t quite remember what it was I was going to write about. Something, I think, about a different kind of blog post, … Continue reading

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What the Horses Heard by Rebecca Gethin

 What the Horses Heard, by Rebecca Gethin, a fine poet who is also a novelist, was published earlier this year by Cinnamon Press. It seems timely to mention it now, on Remembrance Day. It’s refreshing to find a novel about … Continue reading

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Daughter by Jane Shemilt

STOP PRESS!! STOP PRESS!! Bestseller alert! Tonight I’m going to Bristol for the launch of Daughter by Jane Shemilt. Published at the end of August, this compelling and beautifully crafted novel about a teenage girl who goes missing from a seemingly happy … Continue reading

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