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Interview with Rowena House

The idea of precious stationery was anathema to me as a journalist: reporters’ notebooks are basic tools, and very scruffy ones, too, by the time they’ve lived in a bag or back pocket for months. Now, as a fiction writer, I buy beautiful hardback notebooks in the expectation that they will become repository of inspiration… Continue reading Interview with Rowena House

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Interview with Cas Lester

I have two favourite pens. Please don’t make me choose between them. I can’t, any more than I could choose a favourite child. Because both the pens were given to me by (two of) my children. Funnily enough they’re quite similar – the pens, not the children. Although, come to think of it, there is… Continue reading Interview with Cas Lester

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Interview with Alison Chisholm

The huge requirement for writing poetry is a black biro.  I find it hard to believe that people can write it with blue biros, fountain pens or pencils.  The most special pen is a champagne-coloured one filled with Swarowski crystals – a Mothers’ Day gift, which makes it extra special … but I’m happy with… Continue reading Interview with Alison Chisholm