Monthly Archives: October 2010

Writing in Canadjian, eh?

I spent the last two weeks in Canada, in my old stomping ground, visiting my mum and having the pleasure of speaking to the London Writers’ Society in London, ON. What a wonderful group of multi-talented folks under the capable … Continue reading

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Chick-lit with Wimples

[ Hilary Mantel] goes on: “There is a certain strand of historical fiction of which this is certainly true; it is chick-lit with wimples. But that is not the kind of historical fiction that is under attack. It’s too soft of a target. The grumbling is aimed at literary fiction set in the past, which is accused of being, by its nature, escapist.”

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