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Archive for October 2013

Back in my Box

Well here I am, back in my writing shoes after a two week absence and in particular the Guildford Book Festival via Venice and Walthamstow. Book Festivals are a thorny issue for writers. They take up time and energy and most of them don’t pay. Why do we do them? It’s the most aired topic…

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Comfort Reading

    An interesting challenge to think about this weekend. The Guildford Literary Festival  –  hurry, hurry, tickets available here   – have asked me to talk, amongst other things, about comfort reading. It’s a pity they didn’t tap me for a lecture on Comfort Eating. I’m quite the expert on that subject. But anyway, without giving too much away,…

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