On the Desire to Write and the Novel Writing Process

I believe that the desire to write first came to me in my teens. When I was at university I intended to become a poet because of the influence of Basil Bunting. I became a prose writer in my 20's and I had some some ideas for complicated plots but in those days they were … Continue reading On the Desire to Write and the Novel Writing Process

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Dark Side Crossing

Emerson began to appreciate that the policeman was toying with a different idea: that he was somehow responsible for a death many years ago and here he was seeking belatedly to cover it up. The hypothesis was so unlikely that Emerson ignored him totally and continued. ‘After the builders left I looked over the work … Continue reading Dark Side Crossing