Gradually…Into Volume 2

As I go at it again, my now late uncle’s words come back to me regularly: β€œFiction comes from fact, and lots of fact makes great fiction when you re-write it as fiction.” I love it. Come sometime in 2019, I hope you will love this, too.

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The Scariest “One”

Every page is important, but for a writer (in my humble opinion) “Page 1” is probably the scariest one.

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Within “Ten Minutes”

…and my uncle jumps to my mind and I imagine him lecturing me how this needs to be turned into a screenplay and he knows a screenwriter and she’s fantastic and I think yep he always knows a woman and he asks me where did I get those women geez…

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That Name

The Sun Also Rises is said to be probably his best novel. Interestingly, too, it is his first. (Not something most writers wish for themselves.)

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Getaway To Wales

No invading army ever took Pembroke Castle. Needless to say the cafΓ© inside was never reached either, so no conqueror ever enjoyed one of its excellent cappuccinos.

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Side Notes

You may well be reading this with headphones in. I dare to wonder what music you associate with me?

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For My Fiction

When I see authors on social media moaning over how their family doesn’t want read their books, I find I can only smile.

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All The Stories Yet To Be Written

I don’t think I would have written any of my books as I had if we had not built that house. Spending so much time there after, something about the area drew me into wanting to write about it.

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