Tag Archives: The Guardian

My Writing Day

Today, no quotation; just a link – to The Guardian‘s My Writing Day page. There, you will find links to articles written by various writers in which they ‘describe their typical writing day’. Start reading the articles here.

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The pleasure of being proved wrong can be a genuine pleasure

From The Guardian. Julian Barnes on how he came to like E. M. Forster. Never give up on a book! If reading is one of the pleasures – and necessities – of youth, rereading is one of the pleasures – … Continue reading

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Entertaining and Enlightening

London Library rediscovers Cycling as a Cause of Heart Disease (The Guardian) Alison Flood The London Library, home to over a million books and beloved of writers published and not, last year celebrated its 175th birthday. As part of its celebrations, … Continue reading

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For Aspiring and Established Authors

From The Guardian. Will you be publishing a work on Kindle this year? (Even if you aren’t, perhaps it will be something to keep in mind for 2018) A £20,000 literary prize is being launched by Amazon for new work … Continue reading

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‘I had to walk out of my job to force myself to finish it’

The Guardian‘s new authorial faces for 2017. Who might be one of them in 2018? New year means new beginnings in the world of books, not so much for established novelists – their work tends to hit the shops in … Continue reading

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dramatic and brilliant changes

From The Guardian. Thinking about self-publishing? The rewards can be high but it is not easy work. Despite this, Rachel Abbott – who has sold two million copies of her five novels – would not have it any other way. … Continue reading

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The world of children’s books is very friendly

In this Guardian article from 2008, the then Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen explains how to write for children. He writes very well but I can’t help but wonder where does someone like C. S. Lewis fit into his picture of what a … Continue reading

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