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Silent all these years ~ freeing the stories within us

(We have a Facebook page – do come and “like” us and say hi) Thank you so much to one of our favourite authors, Vivienne Tuffnell, for this incredibly thoughtful piece on a subject that affects all of us. Vivienne … Continue reading

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Beyond the Valley of the Trolls Revisited

I rarely talk about “issues” here. Mental health sometimes, but that’s it. I’m putting my head above the parapet again though. Last year, in the wake of Not the Booker, I wrote at great length for the fabulous people at … Continue reading

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Angels and Avatars

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) Angels and Avatars: does the internet provide us with a metaphor for intersubjectivity (Dan Holloway) Put simply, the problem with talking about a relationship of … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Novels

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi)( Also posted here) One of the things that’s surprised me is just how successful Kindle and other e-readers have been. I figured mobile phones made … Continue reading

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The Most Powerful People in Publishing

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) (The first of a few articles I’m cross-posting here and on my personal blog as I start to migrate opinion pieces from there to here) … Continue reading

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Manners Maketh Misunderstanding

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) (posted in response to a point raised on The Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize review of The Dead Beat. Click here to download The Dead … Continue reading

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The Truth About Confessional Art

(We have a Facebook page now – do come and “like” us and say hi) (adapted from a post that originally appeared 18 months ago at Year Zero Writers, and posted now in response to a point raised on The … Continue reading

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