Tag Archives: William Faulkner

Writing a novel – a terrible experience or a pleasure?

“Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay.”  Flannery O’Connor For some writers, writing a novel is a terrible experience. You sweat blood and tears getting it down and then when … Continue reading

Posted in For writers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

the stars, the land, the sea and Leith are conquerable with Uncle Bob

Writers are 10 times more likely to suffer from depression than people in other professions.*Just a few who suffered from the “black dog” are James Ellroy, Agatha Christie, Virginia Woolf, Stephen Fry, Simon Brett, Sylvia Plath, Ernest Hemingway, Marian Keyes, … Continue reading

Posted in For everyone | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments