Monthly Archives: January 2013

Where’s Sue?

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Today, I am in New York City. In a couple of days, I will be in Boston. After that, I will be back in London, briefly, and then I will be in Bangkok for a day before arriving in Siem …

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On Contracts and Introverts

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This week I’ve come across two posts which I thought I’d share with you. Both important in different ways. Both aimed towards writers, but of equal relevance to others, as well.First, the writer, Lauri Kuibitsile, has written a clear, concise, …

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So Far So Good

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 A couple of weeks ago, here, I talked about how I’ve come up with a new approach to organising my work day so that I do more writing and less admin…well, maybe not less admin, but at least a bit …

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Need Some Inspiration?

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I often do, and it’s not always for my writing. Sometimes I need some inspiration in order to just get on with it, and when I do, I often turn to my old friend TED. TED talks are wonderful things …

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Starting to Write a New Novel

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It has always been my aim in this blog to state the reality of my experience of writing. I’ve tried to discuss problems, little victories, unforeseen consequences. And now I’m about to start a new big project and I’ve decided …

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Redressing the Balance

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With the new year has come some thinking about my work day, and I can say with some surety that something has gotten seriously out of whack. I find that I have been waking up with a long list of …

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Literature for Social Change

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Well, the holidays are over and I’m back at work. Now first things first: this article appeared right before Christmas and several people asked me to post it here, so here it is. It basically describes the whys and wherefores …

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