Monthly Archives: June 2015

LAND LANGUAGE

I have been reading the new Robert Macfarlane, Landmarks. An intense language experience. Something that I first realised many years ago, when I was first beginning to write as an adult, is that specific vocabularies, the real words for things, … Continue reading

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ONCE A WEEK

Well, I failed on the ‘Sunday is blogday’ front. Perhaps it’s ‘Blog once a week.’ So here it is. My other attempt at discipline is a sort of 4/7 rule…work on my novel four days a week. No matter how … Continue reading

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BLOGDAY TODAY

Sunday, I’ve decided, is Blogday. No excuses, just do it. Once  a week is nothing, really: in a recent tour of the blogiverse – looking at young writer’s blogs – I see that for some of them it’s EVERY DAY. … Continue reading

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DO I NEED MORE BOOKS?

Do I need more books? No, not really, but I can’t resist Op Shops. A few weeks ago, I exited the Salvos shop with a pale grey mohair cabled jumper, a stripy T-shirt, some old knitting patterns and these.   … Continue reading

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