Tag Archives: University College Falmouth

Why You Should Write Down Your Life

My parents, Audrey Bright and Alan Kilford who both worked for the GPO, kept small leatherette diaries. These record their first meeting in 1947. Over the past few years I have cobbled together my thoughts on writing, and why each … Continue reading

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Desert Island Discs

  Listening to Jasvinder Sanghera on Desert Island Discs reminded me of a short story I wrote on my MA course at UCF. ‘Dad, I’m leaving. This morning I watched your friend Lawrence, as he cycled past on the towpath. … Continue reading

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The beginning of my novel

It’s two years since my Misery Memoir blogs but before I throw that slice of my life into the greasy pizza box of discarded crusts and start sharing all the new stuff, here’s the unpublished beginning of my novel, written … Continue reading

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The Things They Tell You…

Some quotes on writing…  [See key at the end for the guilty party] No one ever makes it alone. MG The best books emerge from the strongest convictions. DB Good story ideas seem to come quite literally out of nowhere, … Continue reading

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