How has my perception of 1984 changed in the 22 years since I last read it?
Question: Do all the events and scenes in my story need a reason to be in the book?
What happens when I travel into the City to meet Juliet at her office at Mushens Entertainment?
I can’t hear the words ‘the time’ without automatically thinking of ‘The Time Warp’ from The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Writing a novel in a month isn't easy. Let me share what worked for me in 2021.
You’ve just finished NaNoWriMo! Congratulations! Now what?
What happens when you do a mentorship when you're older than everyone else? I'm about to find out!
When we think of knights, our imaginations conjure up armor, chivalry, and jousting, but what if that wasn’t the complete picture?
Little in life is more pleasurable than seeing reality reflected in a book.
His Bloody Project is a fantastic example of writing that creates a realistic sense of time and place. If you want to experience a nineteenth-century murder trial in rural Scotland, pick this up.
On March 4, 2020 at the Old Vic, I saw my final plays before lockdown: “Endgame” and “Rough for Theatre II.” Could it have been more prophetic?
In the Oxfam bookshop near the British Museum in Bloomsbury, I found a copy of England's Queens. Wow. There was so much I didn’t know!
“The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge.”
Edgar Allan Poe, “The Cask of Amontillado”
The SYP London 2020 Committee. We had no idea what we were in for!
The Midnight Library was the last book I finished reading in 2020 ...
Why is Rebecca such a magical book? Because writer Du Maurier delivers the details with such brilliance.
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