Your first kiss and your first good kiss are usually not the same thing.
Could the humble razor be a major secret weapon for writers? Demosthenes, the great Athenian Speech Writer and Orator, thought so. To keep himself holed up in his purpose-built underground chamber, working away like a […]
Your ‘4 Agreements’. Read them, take them on board, work at them, make them habitual. Good advice for life from Don Miguel Ruiz. (Thanks Graham)
Getting naked with Victor Hugo
Edith Wharton described her dog as ‘a little heartbeat at my feet’. The steady presence of animals is very comforting when you’re writing. Here are my own two little heartbeats. There is another one, but […]
A roadmap of ‘Blackwood’ – before Christina the Crusader came and stamped all over it in her riding boots.
The horizontal writing world of Truman Capote.