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The dragon lives

Sixteen years ago in 2002, the year my Auntie Tilly died, I finished a book called Meeting the Dragon. It’s not published, except among friends, and perhaps isn’t publishable: there’s a lot in it that I might not want to share … Continue reading

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All by accident (3)

I hadn’t intended to write as much as this about a relatively minor injury and its aftermath, but the story seems to want to go on being told. So, if you’re still with me, here is instalment no.3, my 101th … Continue reading

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Those things which I ought to have done

It’s not that long since Imbolc, a time for reviewing both aspirations for the year and broken promises – not just this year’s resolutions but all the things I was going to do last year and somehow didn’t get round to. … Continue reading

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Getting back into it

The last time I wrote here was in September, just after my book had been published. That seems a long time ago, and now having published a poetry collection is well on the way to becoming just another fact in … Continue reading

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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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Did you say writing?

This is my 90th post. It’s a venerable number, but if you remember that the blog has been going for nearly five years it’s really not that many – an average of 18 posts a year, or one and a … Continue reading

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Brought to book

It’s official now: this blog has become a book! It’s been up on Amazon for a week or so and costs £6.99. You can find it here.  It’s available on Kindle too. The title, like the blog, is The Belated Writer: … Continue reading

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