The Death and Life of Mrs Parker

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My novella-in-flash?The Death and Life of Mrs Parker?will?be published by Ad Hoc Fiction on September 10th.? It’s available now to pre-order at a 25% discount.? (code: JJ1009) Pre-Orders | Ad Hoc Fiction “A theory expounded by Heidegger is that time is a series of ‘nows’, each one always already the…

My top 10 of 2020

It’s hard to narrow it down, but, gun to my head, here are my 10 favourite reads from 2020: ‘Without a Map’, by Meredith Hall, in True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine (Lee Gutkind, Ed.) In 1972 the author, broken, abandons her life and wanders, on foot, fromContinue reading “My top 10 of 2020”

Three books for winter

If you’re looking for some reading to inspire your own writing this winter, you might like to consider some of these books, which all feature wintery landscapes and isolated characters experiencing their own personal lockdowns: Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie Read an extract here. I adore Agatha Christie’s Poirot – a curiousContinue reading “Three books for winter”