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Shooting for Success

Shooting for Success

On Tuesday, I went to archery for the first time in four years. For about a year, in 2012-13, I used to shoot weekly with an after-school archery club. It was run by a guy called Peter who’d been doing it since the 90s for 20p a session (though it went up to 30p while I was there; that’s inflation for you), and for quite a bit of the time I was there, I was the only member who wasn’t…

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Writerly Crash Course: Archery

Writerly Crash Course: Archery

A lot of writers include archery in their novels when they’ve never actually done archery, and what happens? It shows. It shows that they’ve never held a bow and have no idea what they’re doing save from what they’ve seen in movies. However, I do archery. Every Friday. I’m not very good, but I know how to use a bow. If anyone here is better than me and would like to contradict anything I say, please say so and I’ll…

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