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Moral Ambiguity and Straight-Up Murder

Moral Ambiguity and Straight-Up Murder

I’ve met a few authors now, but the first one I ever met, way back in 2005, was Caroline Lawrence, author of the Roman Mysteries series. I was a big fan of these books — my brother used to borrow them from his secondary school library on my behalf while I was still in primary school — and she was doing an event at a local library, so my mum took me along. I only owned a few of the…

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The Therapist’s Office (TCWT)

The Therapist’s Office (TCWT)

(My lack of posting is due to RSI, explained in my latest vlog.) The TCWT blog chain wants us to put our characters in therapy. “Take any character from one of your books and put them in a therapy session. Write a (short!) scene about what happens. (You can include multiple characters and make it a group therapy session.)” I’ve done this before. A long time ago, but I have. IT DOESN’T WORK. They are angry, twisted beasties, and they…

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Pick Yourself Up

Pick Yourself Up

This picture was shared in the ‘Survival Thread’ of one of my favourite forums, the Spork Room. They’re an amazingly supportive community of writers etc, and this picture was not only relevant but also so generally awesome I would have shared it even if it wasn’t. A few days ago I posted about how good I was at procrastinating, and how I was having trouble motivating myself without a deadline. Some of you were kind enough to come back to…

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