Writing a book is a solitary effort, whereas sharing to social media is, well, social (hopefully)…
The best route to follow as a writer is always to be genuine. You will never please everyone. Let the reader chips fall where they may.
There is a reason we have a secret ballot: none of us need ever reveal, explain, or justify our vote to anyone if we wish not to do so – and that includes to the Guardian.
Dad: “You know how girls get pregnant, right?”
This is one of the most scorching reviews I have ever read.
Much is being revealed now about the predatory sexual behaviors over the years of a famous and extraordinarily powerful film producer…
I stumbled on this by British author and historian Leanda de Lisle on Twitter yesterday:
After an hour or so working in the office yesterday morning, I looked at the PC clock and thought, “Right, I’ll stop for a bit, go downstairs and have a quick shower…”
Amidst calls recently in the context of the Confederate statues debate to stop publicly screening Gone With The Wind, and
I joked some months ago about Conventions: The Garden At Paris being my “Gone With The Wind.” That reference was