Nanowrimo: I should be writing a novel right now

For those of you who don't know, Nanowrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month and is a month long challenge with the aim to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November. (I know, why do I do this to myself) So week 3  has hit, and I’m behind on my word count …

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Inclusivity in a Whitewashed World | Leaky Lit Panel

I recently attended Leakycon in Dublin, which for those who don't know, is a Harry Potter convention and a bloody darn good one at that. Part of that, the Leakylit track, hosts a variety of panels where authors and readers alike can discuss issues such as how Harry Potter influenced literature to how privilege and …

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What to do at Glastonbury apart from the music: some belated advice

So this is late, naturally. In fact, this blog post is pretty much void until the next Glastonbury in 2019 (2018 is their rest year to give the farm time to breathe). Nevertheless, I’m writing it anyway because now I’m back at work, I want to relive the fun. Don’t get me wrong, the music …

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