Bigger than the Booker

When it comes to award ceremonies, the film industry has the book world licked. As  Hollywood rolls out its red carpet and stars prepare to be overcome with surprise, gratitude and lurv towards anyone in the radius of their star-spangled tears, we might yawn at the tedium of the ceremony (check out 6 Things We … Continue reading Bigger than the Booker

Past imperfect?

Very early in its history, The Water’s Edge, or the first few  chapters of it, was written in the present tense. I can’t remember why I did this, except  that  it was very much a first draft and I was in experimental mood. Not long after, I decided against present tense, although I did keep the first person … Continue reading Past imperfect?