“Expect the flu whenever you finish writing anything big.”

At the recent Society of Authors North meeting, we listened to Simon Brett tell us about the activity of Trying To Write. This was interspersed with gems about how a writer can look around the house and pinpoint which work paid for which bit of furniture, and the things you buy when you should have … Continue reading “Expect the flu whenever you finish writing anything big.”

My World Book Day gift to you…

She is razor sharp and insightful. Her precise language captures the essence of what it means to be an award-winning, Croatian writer on the margins of a star-struck industry, and she does this without once gazing at her navel. She uses Ivana Trump as an example of how anyone can be an author, but authors … Continue reading My World Book Day gift to you…