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The Fictional Diary: Another Way to Structure Your Novel

I wrote recently about some of the basic choices writers must make when they first begin to write their novel – tense, point of view and perspective – and another of those basic choices is the format of the book. 782 more words

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The journals of Celia Fiennes

I came across Celia Fiennes about 20 years ago on a visit to Broughton Castle near Banbury.

She was an amazingly independent and curious woman who travelled around England from around 1682 to 1712 in a series of ´tours´. 316 more words

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Two diary presents

An extra benefit of my new blog is that when it comes to birthday presents, it´s made life a bit easier. So last week I received these two diaries. 31 more words

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Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, and Revolution

Samuel Pepys is my favourite diarist and an inspiration so when in London last week I had to visit the exhibition. It’s in Greenwich, along the river east of the city. 381 more words

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