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Interview with Moira McPartlin

The first book on writing I read was Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg. In the opening chapters of this inspirational book she impresses on her reader the importance (and fun) of finding the right notebook and pen to free your imagination and keep your writing hand moving. This is a lesson I embraced.… Continue reading Interview with Moira McPartlin

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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