The Wednesday Rant – Women With Swords

And now – a new sort of post (for me): The Wednesday Rant, when once a fortnight I’ll be letting you know what really gets my goat. Hopefully, it will similarly get yours too, which means a mutual cathartic offloading/putting the world to rights. There is one rule though… if any of my bugbears are…

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A Backwards Glance, or, Witches, Bulldancers and Space Outlaws

Sometimes, when you are progressing in life, it can be fun to look back and see where you came from. So that what this post is about: a (very) self-indulgent skip down memory lane to my earliest writing days, when I was a very strange, serious little girl with weird interests (not much changed there…

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Riding Wild Horses

Yesterday I had an email from the women’s writing magazine Mslexia. They were asking me to do a survey they’d set up to look at the link between creativity and mental health. I don’t normally bother with surveys, but this was a subject that interested me, and has done for some time. Back at university,…

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