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Literature Requires Silence

Hmm, not sure that I would classify what I write as ‘literature’ – but I agree with the sentiment. American author Philip Roth says, “Literature takes a habit of mind that has disappeared. It requires silence, some form of isolation, … Continue reading

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Lost My (Writing) Mojo….

It could be the (gorgeous) weather, or the fact that I’ve been engrossed in The (unputdownable) Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins or that the hard drive’s gone on my laptop but whatever it is, my mind has gone a … Continue reading

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So You Think You Know Your Austen?

Lots of you liked the Jane Austen quote in the last post – ‘Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery’, so I thought you might be interested in the Guardian’s ‘fiendish’ Jane Austen quiz here. I consider myself a … Continue reading

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