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6 Things I’ve Learned about Being a Published Author

My aim had always been to be a published author. I have achieved my aim. Now what? Writing a novel or two is the biggest

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Can You Learn “How to Write Like Tolstoy” from a Book?

  Somerset Maugham famously said that there are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. How to Write Like

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The Sadomasochistic Art of Writing: you know what I’m talking about yes you do

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REVIEW: “For Now, I am…” @marc_brew Dance Theatre Show @Sadler_Wells 11 March 2016

It was “dance, experimental, arty” and that I must come, said Nina the friend who was organising the girl’s night out evening for her birthday

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REVIEW: @SkyArts – Cautionary tale of Giles Coren “My Failed Novel”

Butchered: How can a novel written by The Times journalist-celebrity-critic flop? This is the question. And it is answered very well in this TV programme