Archive for December, 2007

  • I’ve just finished reading The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson.  I became intrigued about this book after reading a delightfully waspish review of it by Ursula K. Le Guin.  Winterson...

    On The Stone Gods

    I’ve just finished reading The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson.  I became intrigued about this book after reading a delightfully waspish review of it by Ursula K. Le Guin.  Winterson...

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  • I’ve just returned from New York…and it was an exhausting and exhilarating experience.  We saw a Broadway show (Legally Blonde, which is brilliant and witty, and not just a lazy musical-of-the...

    Books in New York

    I’ve just returned from New York…and it was an exhausting and exhilarating experience.  We saw a Broadway show (Legally Blonde, which is brilliant and witty, and not just a lazy musical-of-the...

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  • I’m off to New York tomorrow, to do some Christmas shopping, catch a Broadway show, and meet my editor for lunch where we’ll talk about my next novel. Yikes! Did...

    On New York, New York

    I’m off to New York tomorrow, to do some Christmas shopping, catch a Broadway show, and meet my editor for lunch where we’ll talk about my next novel. Yikes! Did...

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  • There are always rumours in the film and televison industry about certain writers being ‘blacklisted’.  There’s no McCarthy style witch-hunt, but there are, it is alleged, subtler ways to block a...

    On Being Blacklisted

    There are always rumours in the film and televison industry about certain writers being ‘blacklisted’.  There’s no McCarthy style witch-hunt, but there are, it is alleged, subtler ways to block a...

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