Am I in your novel? Truth and lies…

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Another popular question, particularly from friends and relatives, is: ‘Am I in your novel?’ The answer is: maybe. Not a single one of my novels or short stories is based entirely on a real person. However, inevitably, because of my own experiences and memories, filtered through my imagination, some characters might have elements of people […]


Nanowrimo – the half way mark

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This week marks the halfway post in National Novel Writing Month. How’s everyone doing? I am pleased to reports that I’m still doing well and surpassing the word count total for today. I’m absolutely delighted with my novel so far (obviously it needs editing, but that’s for another day) and I’ve learned a valuable lesson […]

The 'Me' Project

Cruel to be kind or kind to be cruel? The role of truth and intention.

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After finishing the latest cycle of Project: ME! with a client, I’ve turned my attention temporarily to my psychological book, Identity, Health and Women, which is now ready to go to print. I’ve approved the jacket and the text is back with the printer so now it’s on to the publicity for it. November, when […]