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Let’s talk writing: 2016 Sydney Writers’ Festival

So why go to a writers’ festival when you have to cope with crowds and the inevitable queues? As a recent letter in a local paper posited: why not just […]

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Writing Is a Conversation With Oneself

‘Writing is a conversation with oneself. Don’t you think?’ The tall, distinguished-looking gentleman in front of me in the book-signing queue swung around to murmur this to me. He smiled […]

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Readers and Writers in Wonderland

‘What on earth’s a writers’ festival? And what’s Richard going to do while he’s there?’ When I’d mentioned we were going to Sydney for the Writers’ Festival, my friend was […]

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Book feasts

Kung Hei Fat Choy to all my Hong Kong friends and may the Year of the Goat be good to you. From a personal perspective, the Year of the Horse […]

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Connecting

When I look at the main problem in my electronic life right now, it’s passwords. Once upon a time a six-letter word constituted some form of security (or we were […]