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Between The Lines

Between The Lines

I guess writers kind of have a reputation for being fussy about stationery. Roald Dahl would only write with a particular kind of pencil, after all—I remember reading this when I was a kid and being amazed that anyone would be that particular, because I would literally pick up anything and write with it. I’ve always liked nice notebooks, though, and was frequently given Paperblank notebooks for Christmas or my birthday … but I never really used them. Not a…

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Runaway Writer

Runaway Writer

I had an idea today. Well, I have ideas on lots of days, usually when I’m having a writing marathon or need to hammer out a plot (sometimes I lose it). But today I had an idea for an event. A charity event. That involves writing. Oh yes. During NaNoWriMo, a bunch of London folk like myself (though I wasn’t among them) went around London writing in various locations. With laptops if they had long enough batteries and notebooks if…

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Something Saturday: Under my pillow

Something Saturday: Under my pillow

At night I often write in a notebook, continuing on from wherever I left off previously on my laptop, or the laptop I’ve borrowed while dear old Rory is in for repairs. (And there’s good news on that front, for they think they can fix it.) While I was away sailing, I filled about half of an A5 Refill Pad. I’ve now finished it, or at least, I’ve only got a page or two left and it’s hardly worth starting…

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Something Saturday: I don’t have a personality disorder…

Something Saturday: I don’t have a personality disorder…

I don’t. At least, not a diagnosed one. But a while ago somebody said to me that handwriting shows your personality. Really? Because in that case, I totally have a multiple personality disorder. It’ll go from neat and small to neat and large, from messy and small to messy and large, from joined up to print, to something in between … look from page to page in my notebook and you wouldn’t even believe they were by the same person….

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