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On Author Voice vs Editors

What is your author voice? How do you develop it and bring it to the fore?

It’s a tricky question and one many authors struggle with. 732 more words


Three Incredible Years

All Change

September arrives and marks the change of season. Gone are those long, languid but brilliant days of summer and into the foreground the harvest comes, bringing darkening evenings which hang quietly on the brink of frost and trees curling their russet-trimmed leaves. 150 more words

Catch 22

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Introduced by Anne Brichto of Addyman Books, Hay-on-Wye

I saw Heller at the Hay Festival many years ago and my son, Thorne, was lucky as I got him to sign a hardback… 71 more words

A Book A Day In Hay

Looking ahead to Hay Festival Segovia 2016

Around this time of year, my mind always starts wandering to Segovia and what will be happening at the Hay Festival Segovia 2016 there in late September. 554 more words


Hay Festival 2016

You can now listen to all of the NGTs on stage at Hay. Obviously I’m talking about Storm Jameson’s desk and my new project but there are a range of topics discussed by my fellow NGTs, from Strindberg to sausages, barbers to Biafra.

HowTheLightGetsIn - The Ideas and Music Festival

Post 11 in a series on the 2016 Hay Festivals

Can we ever really know reality?

No, said CERN physicist John Ellis, “We are increasing the number of things we know, but the number of things we don’t know will always be infinity.” Ellis originated the term “Theory of Everything”. 699 more words

Hay Festival

The Sleep of Reason Brings Forth Monsters

Post 10 in a series on the 2016 Hay Festival, plus a review of Salman Rushdie’s latest novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights… 870 more words