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Reviewing ethics…

An author, unpublished or not, knows. Knows the process, knows the joy, knows the pain. We should (if we’re good), peddle in empathy, in understanding. After all, there are differences in approach, in aim, in style, in purpose. So perhaps…

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Violence for violence’s sake…

In our neighbourhood: Car parked; baby and wife disembarking. A car barrels down the road far too fast, driver staring out of side window, and barely misses them. Freaked out, I yell: “Hey! What the hell are you doing? Watch…

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Pressure-free aspirations…

It’s been a rough few days. No real reason, but the storm clouds seemed to descend and not really raise. I couldn’t write (I think the stakes seemed too high), and I couldn’t really bring myself to do anything else,…

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Unpublished Author goes to a wedding (Oi Gevalt)

Never invite an unpublished author to your wedding. We’re not particularly good at moderation generally; moderation with alcohol specifically. Therefore, an open bar – an integral and inseparable part of all good weddings – is a nightmare in waiting. Initially socially awkward,…

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