Monthly Archives: September 2012

Good Soup

Beethoven is quoted as saying, ‘Only the pure in heart can make good soup.’  It strikes me that this quote resonates with the necessary conditions to create good writing. Why?  Because the quote apparently arose when Beethoven fired ‘an otherwise … Continue reading


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Writers are Noble, Writers are Brave…

…to paraphrase Nigel Molesworth Reading about R J Ellory’s “sock puppeting” in other words, saying great things about himself and rubbishing his writer competitors I was struck not by the perfidy of what he’d been doing nor even wondering why … Continue reading

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