Monthly Archives: July 2013

Anjali House Writing Workshop: THE MOVIE!

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These are precarious times for Cambodia. Just a few days ago they held their Presidential elections. The ruling party, CCP, and the long-term President, Hun Sen, won again, not surprisingly. But there are widespread allegations of serious irregularities and corruption, …

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Finding Home

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As usual, I am spending my summer at home: at my home on Martha’s Vineyard, that is. Off season (as we like to call it), I’m at my other home, in London. And for the past three years, in the …

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From Contract to Shelf: How to Wait

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Waiting is the hardest thing, as the old song goes. To be honest, I haven’t looked at the manuscript of my new book for over eight months now! It’s an incredibly long time, though I knew it would be. I …

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Heat Wave

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Not much to say right now, except….. and a little Kermit thrown in at the end can only help, I always say. PS More serious content will resume in due course — i.e. when it starts to rain again or …

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From Contract to Shelf: The Cover and the Blurb

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We are told not to judge a book by its cover, but we all know that it is the cover which leads us to pick a book off a shelf in the first place. It is the look of a …

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