Tag Archives: Literature

Mandy Hager – Where I Write

This week, I’m delighted to feature a guest blog from the award winning novelist Mandy Hager. She has written a number of novels for young adults, and a marvel of a book about a boy, a girl and a whale. … Continue reading

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RUADH BUTLER – WHERE I WRITE

  This is a fascinating series. I’m really grateful for the authors who have taken the time to show us a glimpse into their world. Today I’m pleased to have a piece from Ruadh Butler. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it. … Continue reading

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Where authors write

I started this series in November with a short post saying where and how I write. Since then I’ve been able to post fascinating pieces by Matthew Harffy, Giles Kristian, Stephen Carver and Carol McGrath. They give marvellous insights into … Continue reading

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My Writing Place(s) by Carol McGrath

Today, I’m delighted to have a guest post by my friend, Carol McGrath. Carol is a very successful historical novelist and is one of the most supportive writers around. This piece made me more than a little jealous. It gives … Continue reading

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Talking with authors

I’m lucky to have a grand series of authors talking with me on my blog over the summer. Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to be involved. This Thursday I’m featuring Colin Falconer, author of many great novels … Continue reading

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Monty Python Economics

The lead article of the British Newspaper, The Daily Telegraph, quotes a cabal of City big-wigs who claim that the only way to save the British economy is by abolishing the 50% top rate of tax for the highest earners … Continue reading

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EDGAR ALLAN POE – NEVERMORE AND EVERMORE

Today is the anniversary of the death of Edgar Allan Poe in 1849.  He was only 40 years old.  He was a remarkable innovator in literature.  Some credit him with writing the first detective novel and his horror stories plumbed … Continue reading

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