Monthly Archives: April 2012

Funny women

Novelist Rebecca Abrams once told me that the reason that men loved puns and women couldn’t see the point of them was because women’s brains worked in a different way. (A faster way, naturellement.) A woman’s brain moves with a … Continue reading

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When publisher becomes bailiff

What happens when a writer, sitting on a tidy third of their advance, fails to deliver their manuscript? Some authors repay the money dutifully; many do not. (It is a sickening truth in life that the hardest-up usually honour their … Continue reading

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