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On Influences and Finding Inspiration – Interview

Fiona Mcvie has just interviewed me for her authorinterviews blog. Apart from the subject of writing, we chat about who and what shaped me as a writer and how and where I find inspiration. Also included is the opening scene of a story I’m currently trying to place. I’ll probably upload the interview to this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

Oscar and Lucinda was the first of several novels I’ve read by Peter Carey and it’s still my favourite of his books. It tells the story of clergyman Oscar Hopkins and heiress Lucinda Leplastrier, both addicted gamblers of opposing type: one obsessive, one compulsive, both necessarily secretive, both bound by the strictures of mid-19th Century … Continue reading