Tag: The Guardian

Who? What? Where? Wye!

This writing business will be the death of us. Even out of season, Hay-on-Wye is the Shangri-La of book lovers and writers. Here, it is unusual to see someone who isn’t reading, or carrying books around (possibly for effect – Jack Kerouac man, you know who you are). There are also numerous others, scribbling feverishly …

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The Business of Writing: Crossing the Line

In March last year, I crossed a line; I had a commissioned feature printed by The Guardian – Last of the Line – an intimate piece about my relationship with my late brother, David, and reflections on life without him.I’d pitched the original idea six months previously, but a combination of moving editors and the …

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