Tag: grief

Dark Dates

They say you never really know someone until you live with them and I’ve found that applies to writers as well. By which, I mean, it’s only when you spend quality time with them that you begin to understand what makes them tick and what life experiences they’re drawing upon. Sharing a blog like Strictly …

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Mondays with Monika – 1

As you may recall, a trainee clinical psychologist, exploring the therapeutic benefits of creative writing, interviewed me. The experience got me thinking about some themes I return to in my fiction, such as loss, separation and sacrifice, and the ways in which fiction comes to be as authentic as non-fiction. But what about non-fiction that …

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