Time out of time is great for writing. But things are moving on too fast.Continue reading “Slow it down”
The September equinox brings with it a change of diary.Continue reading “September equinox: back to page one”
When an idea strikes, do you feel the need to write it down?Continue reading “Scraps”
June marks the middle of the year… Continue reading “What do I know about June?”
‘You ask where I think the name of May comes from? Its origin’s not totally clear to me.’ (Ovid)
The months of the Gregorian calendar, their names and cultural associations, are historically connected with life in the Northern Hemisphere. But in Australia, May brings autumn or fall. My friend, the writer Sarah Klenbort, give us a view from Down Under. Continue reading “Guest post: May in Oz – the view from Down Under by Sarah Klenbort”
It is a curious thing that… Continue reading “One thing no one really knows about … April”
On Tuesday 21 November, I’ll be reconnecting Bridport Past to Bridport Present with the launch of my debut novel, The Chicken Soup Murder.
I like solitude. Even before I needed peace for writing (though, come to think of it, I’ve managed to work with the sound of sanding and drilling going on for the past few years) I liked being on my own: to hear my own thoughts and observe the world and dream, not having to talk (except to myself) or be derailed by someone else’s thought train.
And then you take yourself and your work out in public …