My reading habits seem to ebb and flow with the state of the news. The worse the latter, the less reading. So you can guess how much reading got done in 2022 and 2021 despite my best intentions. Part of the problem might also be that great books can often intimidate a writer. (But also inspire, fortunately). For example, nothing can seemingly … [Read More...] about Spending time in Sanditon
Punishing Mr Collins?
Turning thoughts into words can be a frustrating experience, but writing's not all torment, torn hair, and mountains of comfort food. For me, a particular joy comes from creating scenes involving the intellectual giant, expert dancer, and balm to the souls of the Hunsford parish that is Mr William Collins. (Did you know he enjoys the patronage … [Read More...] about Punishing Mr Collins?
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Food for thought
Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one