Reasons To Be Cheerful part 3 (Ian Dury)

Reasons To Be Cheerful part 3 (Ian Dury)

“Health service glasses Gigolos and brasses Round or skinny bottoms Take your mum to Paris Lighting up the chalice Wee Willy Harris Bantu Stephen Biko, listening to Rico Harpo, Groucho, Chico Reasons to be cheerful part 3 Reasons to be cheerful part 3 Reasons to be...
Wheels within Wheels, Novels within Novels…

Wheels within Wheels, Novels within Novels…

How long is a novel? Somewhere from 80 000 words upwards. How long does that take? Depends how hard you work. Me, I work on the model of about 1 500 words per morning, five days a week. That’s about 30 000 words a month, so in theory, it can take 3 months to write a...
Raising Jozi

Raising Jozi

Regular readers will know I have been working on a novel for some time now… about 2 years really. This has mostly taken the form of research: reading, visiting places and reflecting. But it has also taken the shape of working on character development, structural...