Monthly Archives: October 2012

Novel Writing In A Month

I’ve just finished mentoring with the Writers’ Centre Norwich Escalator scheme, which in spite of all my reservations about teaching creative writing, has been a highly enjoyable experience, and I hope also useful for the mentees. But I was horrified … Continue reading

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Hungerford

On Saturday I am going to Hungerford to the wonderful bookshop there which is hosting the Hungerford Literary Festival. I’m sharing a slot with Sarah Fraser, whose terrific biography of Simon Lovat, The Last Highlander, was published this summer. Hungerford … Continue reading

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Spears – oops

To the Corinthia hotel yesterday lunchtime, a champagne lunch in their very grand Massimo dining room. Not my usual Monday lunch, but a very jolly interlude. ┬áThe occasion was the Spear’s Book Awards. Amateurs had been shortlisted in the Family … Continue reading

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