Monthly Archives: February 2012

the unaffected heroine

I’ve just started reading Unveiled by Courtney Milan, which is exciting because there’s a lot of buzz about her writing and so far I’m right there in the story. This is a huge thing for me, in these days of … Continue reading

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direct speech

The other day I wanted to recycle a piece of writing from an earlier draft. In that version my hero was lying in bed thinking something like this: Once, as a boy, Roscoe had been taken to Vauxhall Gardens by … Continue reading

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the kick-ass heroine (in the tv show)

Any die-hard Bones fan is going to understand why the parenthetical addition was necessary. All the rest of you need to know is: I have finally found something to stop me watching How I Met Your Mother on repeat. I … Continue reading

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