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The desk where I do most of my fiction writing is also the desk at which I work as a TV quiz question setter and verifier. 459 more words

The Companion

Location, location...

Anyone familiar with the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire and its history will recognize the inspiration for some of the places in The Companion. In particular Potter’s Pleasure Palace and Ackerdean Mill, whose fictional location and history was inspired by the real-life Gibson Mill in Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge. 457 more words

The Companion

The Paperback Writer Visits a Place Of Novel Inspiration--a Castle

The Paperback Writer goes to visit the castle of Loveland Ohio, built by one man over the span of his lifetime. The man’s name was Sir Harry, and he died in 1981 at the age of 91. 419 more words