Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Lost King: Resistance #samplesunday.

On the afternoon of a cold October day, I saw a lone horseman gallop into sight. He struggled wearily up to the hall and climbed from his mount.  The horse’s breath was coming in huge, painful gasps, its coat streaming … Continue reading

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Where I Write Now

I have now moved to the Cote d’Azur and my space has changed fundamentally.  My wife and I are renting a small apartment on the seventh floor of a block which overlooks the roofs of the town across to the … Continue reading

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My Writing Space

I have written in this blog about the writing space that I used to have when I lived in England.  Here it is again. I live in Taunton in the West Country of England, in a Victorian Terrace with views … Continue reading

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The Joy of Working with an Editor

One of the most important parts of the revision process is working with an editor.  I realise that not everyone is lucky enough to find a good editor.  If you do find one hang on to them like a purse … Continue reading

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The Joy of Editing

I used to hate editing.  No sooner had I written one piece than I rushed to start another.  Now, however, I love it almost as much as writing the first draft.  There are a number of reasons for this change … Continue reading

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Vulcan philosophy on the Riviera

Since moving to Menton on the Riviera we have made friends with a number of people in their eighties and nineties.  The astonishing thing about this is that at first we thought they were in their sixties or seventies.  It … Continue reading

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