Tag: truth

The End of the Affair

With few exceptions, most of the posts you will ever read about the practice of writing, anywhere on the Internet, will be positive. Sure, there’ll be the occasional I submitted my novel to 11 agents…’ but the punchline will usually be, ‘and the 11th submission came up trumps’. This post will be a little bit …

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Thieves, Betrayers and Liars!

Thieves, Betrayers and Liars. No, not politicians; I am of course talking about writers. We take whatever’s useful from the world around us. A line of dialogue heard at the bus stop, the core of a tragedy from the news, a scene that plays out before us in everyday life – we observe, we listen …

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