Category Archives: novel writing

The Way We Say Yes

That’s the provisional title of the novel I’m working on. It refers to Occitan, the language spoken in the Languedoc region of France, where the story is set. While in the rest of the place which later became France, ‘yes’ … Continue reading

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Synopsis woes

Debbie, our terrific new Writer in Residence, has started a Novel Group for those of us who aim to practice the Dark Art of novel writing (well, capital letters worked for J K Rowling, so why not for Sunny Dunny?). … Continue reading

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Dichotomies

A friend uses preferences among pairs of non-competing signifiers to help define himself. It’s an interesting idea, and one I’ve set as an exercise for the next Dunbar Writers meeting, since it’s also something that can be used to build … Continue reading

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