Monthly Archives: February 2012

Driven by Grief, Guilt… and Love – ‘Sister’ by Rosamund Lupton

Jeffrey Deaver’s words were splashed over the front cover, declaring Sister to exist “in that rare place where crime fiction and literature coincide”, which made it a tempting enough choice for me. The book begins “Dearest Tess” and tells us of … Continue reading

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For Paul

For Paul It was the nineteen-seventies When I first noticed you You wore size nine Doc Marten’s And I’d just bought size two You noticed me, I noticed you There could have been much more But there wasn’t much that … Continue reading

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My SAD Lamp And I – The Start of a Happy Relationship?

Here it is, then. The SAD Lamp. On the desk here, you can see trusty laptop with current novel WIP (left, split into scenes) and, to the right, my beat-sheets for the WIP and, just above those, the wonderful SAD … Continue reading

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My WIP – Books That Helped Me Write Through the Blues

I haven’t written a blog post since January for two reasons. First: I reduced the level of my antidepressant to a half-dose. Which resulted in the return of the grey depression which has been a spirit-robbing Dementor in my life. It’s … Continue reading

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