If there is a single thing that has caused me to want to do more, to want to do whatever I can, then it’s just this: within my short lifetime, I’ve witnessed the English climate change.
Yesterday morning, at around 11.20, I was arrested for the first time in my life.
It’s suddenly transformed
into a magic wand…
I’ve been focussing on A Writer’s Diary, over on Substack, for most of this year. It’s been going really well, and I’m grateful for all the support I’ve had from readers of this blog. However, there have been other things going on. Today, for example, I made public a letter I’ve written to Terence Mordaunt, […]
All writers – all writers who intend to write more than a single book – need to work out ways of sustaining themselves through the grind.
Thank you for following the Diary. Your presence is transforming how I think about writing.
Two things you can listen to, if you feel like it.
On Radio 3.
It’s pretty hard to imagine The Handmaid’s Tale (not to mention all her other novels, short stories and poems) being forgotten in five or six generations.
As it’s the last Friday of February, I’m sticking my head out again – from behind the pages of the Diary – to see how you’re doing, and hear what you’re thinking
Gabriela Blandy asked me about money, Substack, free writing and the future.