Tag: fiction


The other day I looked at my grey hair and receding gums and thought, I’m sure I was about twenty last time I checked. Or thirty. Either way, this weird little middle-aged face is something new. I also thought, it’s been an age since I had a story published, and I should get on with …

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Plots, pants, etc

I’ve heard a lot about ‘plotters and pantsers’ — there are enough articles (sss, ssss), and obviously my favourite would be this one, but that’s not how I write. My stories come fully formed. They arrive. They filter through the clouds, fall through the clear bit between the clouds and me, plonk themselves in my head …

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