Novel Writing

Drama in the Operating Theater

If you can’t find your genre, create one.

MONSIEUR JOURDAIN: Oh, really? So when I say: Nicole bring me my slippers and fetch my nightcap,” is that prose? PHILOSOPHY MASTER: Most clearly.MONSIEUR JOURDAIN: Well, what do you know about that! These forty years now I’ve been speaking in prose without knowing it!—Molière, The Bourgeois Gentleman, 1670 In the previous post, I wrote about …

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Disclaimer

A disclaimer, frequently found at the beginning of many works of fiction, always puzzled me. “Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental” That’s the fallacy propagated, I …

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My Writing

How did I become a writer By the end of my hospital life I’ve decided what I wanted in the retirement.  With a sudden ‘But of course!’ writing became a major interest of mine. In time,  it gradually dominated most of my days’, and sometimes nights’, hours. The learning process took time, but now the …

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