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A Time and a Place

It’s the anniversary of when the idea for The Differences first came into being. Whooohooo I hear you cry. Put the bunting out and crack open the bonios. In fact the idea can be pin pointed to a specific place, … Continue reading

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It’s Getting a Bit crowded in Here

Apologies for the slight delay in this blog, there have been a number of developments in the whole process. Firstly I have finally left gainful employment and now am an official burden on society. This amongst other things means I … Continue reading

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Feedback

At some point you have to get feedback. No man or book is an island. It may on occasion  be a peninsula with very few visitors and no gift shop. However whilst it is often said you should create art for your … Continue reading

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First Contact

We are all sitting in the reception area of West Suffolk Regional College not making eye contact. Are all writers introverts? Discuss in no more than 250 words and 3 paragraphs. You have 20 minutes to complete the exercise. Welcome … Continue reading

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How Many Books Does it Take to Write a Book

Write what you know they say. Well as I wasn’t around 200 years ago there has to be an alternative way. So over the last few months I have been gathering my own rather arcane library of background material and … Continue reading

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How To Write Your First Novel without ever starting it.

As Peter Cook once observed. “Everybody has a book inside them. Luckily that’s where most of them stay”. The thought that as a avid reader of novels you are qualified or even able to write one is either based on … Continue reading

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