Three excellent novels I’ve just read all prove that Larkin was right.

I've just read three novels, all literary fiction, which are really enjoyable and memorable, albeit for different reasons. Whether you just like a profound and meaningful  narrative, or whether you're inspired as a writer by well-conceived and well-written novels, there three are highly recommended. We are all Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler, is …

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When should writers sit down and write and when should they stop writing and seek inspiration? The answer is easy.

I've finished editing my second novel, for now. Of course it's impossible to finish editing, ever: there's always more to upgrade and revise and rethink, but I wrote this one, currently titled The Matter with Men, from August to November. It was an exercise to see if I could write within the CWF genre. I …

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