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The bite of cigarette smoke gently wafts past threatening to close my throat, just before a gentle rain starts to fall. Smell of life rising from the grey sky as I sweep the dust out of my workshop. A dog … Continue reading

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How to Tell a Story

I have a story that floats in and out of my mind.  I can’t see the whole of it.  It comes and goes in fragments, flashes, bits of sound, smells, fears … It’s a story of escape, return, and unexpected … Continue reading

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Friday Question – Introduction

I’m writing a story.  A novel. A book. A thing that won’t go away. A story that must be told. I have a question of you. What would you think of a book that begins? Perhaps there is no story … Continue reading

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