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THE BEST 43 OPENING LINES IN NOVEL WRITING HISTORY

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. A good cover may make us pick the book up and think about buying it. But it’s the first lines are crucial in helping us decide whether we are going … Continue reading

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DEATH EVEN BEFORE YOUR FIRST CUP OF COFFEE: RUNNING WITH THE BULLS

Just as I am writing this, a rocket – called a ‘txupinazo’ – is exploding in the air over Pamplona in northern Spain to signal the start of arguably the most dangerous party in the whole world. The crowd, all … Continue reading

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fact + fiction = faction?

TODAY’S GUEST POST IS FROM KATE LORD BROWN Kate was born in Devon in the UK, but then worked as an international arts consultant, living in Europe and the Middle East. The Perfurmed Garden is her second book, following up … Continue reading

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LIFE LESSONS

There he goes. Eighteen years old and really, he doesn’t have a clue. He has such grand dreams and none of them make any kind of sense. He’s left school and got a job in an office in London. He … Continue reading

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