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Interview with Stewart Ross

For hasty jottings when waking in the night or pulling into a lay-by with a sudden thought, it’s a plain Bic ballpoint. (The kind that ruins your best jacket when it leaks into the top pocket.) For formal letters, those of condolence or thank-yous to People of Importance, it’s out with the Sheaffer fountain pen… Continue reading Interview with Stewart Ross

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Interview with Sue Moorcroft

I’m not going to open my drawer and count how many notebooks I have. Let’s just agree that the drawer is full. My latest was given to me at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature at the beginning of March. I went to the festival to teach a three-day fiction-writing course and be part of… Continue reading Interview with Sue Moorcroft

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Interview with Solange Hando

As a travel writer, I use pens for note-taking on the road but I couldn’t say I have a favourite, the cheaper the better. Likewise for note books, size, practicality and price matter more than looks. During the day, I carry a jotter pad for brief, often barely legible notes which I transfer long-hand into… Continue reading Interview with Solange Hando