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Behind - and alongside - the words

Many writers know a lot more about the worlds and situations they write about than they ever make public.

Some invent complete and complex biographies and backgrounds for their main characters, knowing exactly happened to them in the past to lead them to the point where their life intersects with that of the reader through the medium of the written pages of the book. 95 more words

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invitations on their way


Someone’s been busy writing invitations and getting things organised to send out invitations to our London launch – scheduled for September 2nd – where there will be readings and a chance to meet many of the anthology contributors. 43 more words

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Abandoning Tinderbox and wikis; sticking with plain text

On Note-taking, wikis and Tinderbox

General lessons >

  • Wikis are bad: they will be broken if u move sth. So, never use them: history is the best teacher; hyperlinks are stupid for keeping information for long time…
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Words from the foreword II

The previous post quoted Ian Sansom’s foreword to Tinderbox about writing being a “difficult, lonely and often misunderstood enterprise”. But that’s not all that he wrote. 291 more words

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Music Mondays

Alt J- Left Hand Free 

Another music mondays post and another Alt J release it would seem! Left Hand Free debuted on the band’s soundcloud today and it’s a stark comparison to the  ambient ‘Hunger of the Pine’. 229 more words

Rebecca Legister-anderson

Tinderbox

Author: Stephen Zunes

Type: Non-ficion, single subject

Full title: Tinderbox: Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism

Published: 2002

I read it… 738 more words

Words from the foreword I

The Tinderbox team are very grateful to the members of staff at Warwick – both academic and administrative – for their assistance with the project, but one who deserves a special thank you is… 137 more words

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