Monthly Archives: November 2014

Good writing

One of the many wonderful things Donna Tartt does in her writing (see The Goldfinch) is use descriptive ‘lists’ … this is a technique that really adds depth and interest to her writing: “What I somehow hadn’t expected was a … Continue reading

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‘What are the biggest lessons you’ve learnt from your failures?’

Failure is something many writers come up against time and again, so I was interested to read this response from young Australian artist Gemma Jones: “That a knock-back stings, but it doesn’t really injure you. That I sometimes live in … Continue reading

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