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How to do Research Without Really Trying

September 30, 2011 by

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I don’t do any research for my writing. I used to say this quite regularly. It’s not true. It’s just a delusion that I was quite attached to. This is because I thought all research was looking things up in books, writing down details and copying them faithfully into your story at the relevant parts. […]

Drinking, Flirting and Machiavellian Pizza

August 30, 2011 by

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I was going to tell you all about what I did today, but then I realised I’d already had that conversation. It went like this: <insert here clever and fiendish scheming that makes me look smarter than I am> Arkem: Dastardly 🙂 Me: Well, I am writing about Machiavelli again. It’s catching. Arkem: Machiavelli was […]