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I attended the book launch of Ali's Land debut Good Me Bad Me on Thursday evening. The weather was grim, but in the basement of Waterstones Tottenham Court Road all was cosy and jovial. Ali was on the same Faber Academy course as me in 2014 and was clearly a talented writer. During the course, we [...]

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Writing is like a non-Newtonian fluid. NNFs can act like normal liquids under some circumstances, but can act like a solid in other circumstances. You can make an NNF by mixing water with corn-flour at home. If you get the mix right and hit it hard with a spoon, the mixture will become hard and [...]

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I recently told my boss about the forthcoming book publication and explained that I wanted to spend more time writing. So he generously allowed me to start working three days a week at my office, leaving two days a week (plus evenings and the weekend) to work on my writing. Early days still, but loving [...]

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