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Telling Hometown Tales Again... An Update

So, way back when in the depths of the past, I told you all about how I was joining the lovely team at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, part of Orion and the monster (in a large way, not scary or evil) publishing house Hachette. 829 more words

Random Savidgeness

Fell by Jenn Ashworth - book review


A haunting and otherworldly tale of the impact on one family of a guest with seemingly magical powers, who alters the course of their lives in ways neither they nor he foresee. 686 more words


Fell by Jenn Ashworth

I blooming loved Fell. Loved it. What a treat to read such an engaging and immersive story. Jenn Ashworth has always been an interesting writer, but it feels to me that she’s hit new heights of awesome with this novel. 480 more words

Book Review

Fell by Jenn Ashworth

Alluring, ephemeral and deadly, Morecambe Bay dominates the coastal areas of south Cumbria and north west Lancashire. No-one who has ever travelled by train between Oxenholme and Lancaster can forget that stretch of line between Carnforth and Hest Bank which, for a short distance, runs parallel with the salt marshes which fringe the Bay, revealing it in all its stark beauty. 995 more words

Fiction: 21st Century

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

Foxes’ tails come in all shapes and sizes, and very few more beautiful than this gorgeous seed-head of Foxtail grass. It has been a week of plant-consciousness, what with the enormous and influential Chelsea Flower Show taking place here in the UK. 164 more words

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Do you ever do the happy dance whenever you find a book that you want in a charity shop? I did just that with Fell, a book that’s been on my radar for a little while.   49 more words

George Saunders & me on BBC Radio 3

How Short is a Short Story?

This event was recorded at BBC 3’s Free Thinking Festival last weekend. It is a highlight of my career to share a stage with one of my writing heroes – George Saunders. 313 more words