Today is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death - a writer who found so much more fame, and critical acclaim, after she died than during her lifetime. I wonder what it would be like to pop back and see how your legacy is holding up... I love Jane Austen because she wrote my favourite … Continue reading #JaneAusten200

What’s the point?

I'm a writer. I know, I'm stating the obvious here, but bear with me. Sometimes, like today, when I wake up to news of another senseless attack on innocent people - this time in Manchester - I wonder if there's any point. People are suffering, daily - terrorist attacks, poverty, living in war zones. In … Continue reading What’s the point?