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Write On- Are Writing Classes a waste of time?

I suppose everyone has read about the writing class blast that Novelist Hanif Kureishi hurled  – as a waste of time– saying he would never go on one despite teaching a writing course.  He informed the audience at the Literary … Continue reading

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Write on- But he’s not real!

I was at Jewish Book Week in London in a room with two fabulous writers. There was a large crowd and some very enthusiastic readers and fans.  The one speaker, struggled with a fan’s eager questions. Over and over again, the … Continue reading

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Write -On – Researching in Person

The internet is a fabulous tool but nothing compares to viewing research documents in the flesh. I’m smack in the middle of a research project and although I could read some of the documents on-line, information was gleamed from handling … Continue reading

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Write on- Oh Pooh!

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I came across this newspaper clipping which announced the publication of Winnie the Pooh. The usage of language really attracted my attention. How writing styles have changed over time! This was a book review and although I could not quite … Continue reading

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Write On- Taking a Guardian Master Class in London

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Can you learn how to write? Learn how to be a novelist? Some say no, it’s an inborn talent. But even with an inborn talent there are tasks that all writers must endure. The muse must take a rest. For … Continue reading

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Write On- What you read matters…

‘If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.’ Haruki Murakam         I love this quote.  I’ve always read widely and without any sense of purpose. … Continue reading

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Write on- Reading Aloud

Reading aloud is such an intimate experience, especially when reading to some one else. Heads close together, breath held as an important scary passage is read aloud late at night. It is from reading aloud that we learn the small … Continue reading

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