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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAY: The Walls of Constantinople

There are touchstones you find, like my sea shell. There are those you make, like the sling shot. Those you buy, like the shepherd’s crook. And then there are those that are used to attack you. Welcome again, to Touchstone … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAY: The Shepherd’s Crook

Welcome again to ‘Touchstone Tuesday’. When I started writing this series, I thought it was a useful way of focusing on task: to blog consistently. All advice manuals tell you that regularity is the key. Yet in sitting down and … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAY No. 2: The Shell

In which the author rambles on about the objects – touchstones  – that surround him in his writing hut. Of the many touchstones I will write about on TOUCHSTONE TUESDAYS this one would definitely make Top Five in ‘Things I … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAYS No. 1: A writer finds inspiration in objects

Hello, my long-suffering followers. And welcome any lured by my tags. The newcomers will learn from those who’ve suffered – I am an inconsistent blogger. I have promised to be better, to post at least once a week. I’ve barely … Continue reading

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FIRE! New Novel published in UK today!

LONDON 1666… AND THE DEVIL MUST HAVE HIS DUE Hallo all! So sorry I’ve been missing so long. Shakespeare has sucked away all my time for so many weeks. But now I can announce that my new novel FIRE has … Continue reading

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