When I wrote recently about John Lahr’s marvelous Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh, I didn’t mention one of its odder and more intriguing secondary characters. 670 more words
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I first came across Skulduggery Pleasant in a discount book shop. I had just been accepted to study for my a-levels in college and was feeling in a good mood so I entered the shop and saw it on the Fantasy shelf, that being my usual dwelling in such places. 636 more words
I don’t really believe that. But I came close to adopting it as policy.
During my writing sabbatical, I began to struggle with the reality that most of what I was writing about…or wanted to write about…was stuff I was seeing in the lives of people I love and share life with. 461 more words