Dyslexic tales

How to write and live… And Happy New Year!

On the 29th December a blogger I follow called Cristian Mihai wrote a blog called You either write or live. In it Cristian quotes: “The more you write, the less you feel alive,” says Jonathan Fisher. Cristian then goes on to agree... Except I don't. If you write or you live then there would be a… Continue reading How to write and live… And Happy New Year!

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A conundrum

"The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and that no other task is of consequence." Cyril Connolly This was posted in the Thresholds Facebook page... and it got me thinking. Is the only true function of a writer to create a… Continue reading A conundrum

Masters tales


5th December 2012 "Essays?" I asked, "really? Like factual... well... essays?" Shockingly the answer was - yes. Now I'm confused. I have an archaeology degree and essays where the pattern of life... How can you use the present to analyse the past? And so on. But I never anticipated anything would be like it in… Continue reading Essays