1st November 2014 was one of the hardest days of my life. "My childhood wish was to have a Golden Retriever. I was very fortunate to have that wish granted twice. Thank you, Lucy; you changed my life. I am grateful to have shared such a bond with you, and although I can’t believe you’re … Continue reading November

Week #17 Overview

As with last week, I'm still editing. I moved onto Chapters 1 and 3---1 needed little work, as it was the last thing I wrote before the Christmas break, so most of this week was focused on re-drafting 3, which continues on from the first. I say re-drafting, most of it has been re-writing. Before I began re-drafting, … Continue reading Week #17 Overview

The Foggy Path

After fifteen weeks of full-time writing, I still don't feel comfortable enough to call myself a writer. I guess that's because I'm not getting paid. Currently. (Saying that, as a means to support myself, I'm a dog walker and carer, but I don't regard that as my job, even though I get paid.) Still, I consider what I do---writing---as … Continue reading The Foggy Path

Anecdotal Review: The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

  From the back cover: "Guylain Vignolles lives on the edge of existence. Working at a book pulping factory in a job he hates, he has but one pleasure in life . . .  Sitting on the 6.27 train each day, Guylain recites aloud from pages he has saved from the jaws of his monstrous … Continue reading Anecdotal Review: The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent