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Coming out of the publisher’s closet

Coming out of the publisher’s closet

In Boy & Girl Peter discovers that dressing like a girl is not at all akin to being in a girl’s head. Writing the novel was a real joy. Publishing it was tedious. However, promoting it was much more of a headache. Till now... Read more on Author's Notes

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Stop the warmongering

Stop the warmongering

Bombs are never an answer to problems. No more than guns are. Repeatedly resorting to weapons as a solution to complex, conflictual situations is not a sign of strength or intelligence. It is an admission of weakness, of inability, of failure, of lack of imagination, even of insanity... Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Men Writers in Women's Shoes

Men Writers in Women’s Shoes

In response to the claims of a man on Twitter, a number of women insist male authors can’t create authentic female characters. But is their generalisation right?... Read more on Author's Notes.

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Tribute: young people show the way

Tribute: young people show the way

An extensive tribute to the young people of Parkland and others around the US with quotes and photos including the March for Our Lives... Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Gender transgression and the binary nature of a women’s day

Gender transgression and the binary nature of a women’s day

The fact that an International Women’s Day is eminently binary is troubling. It might just be words playing tricks on us, but it is worth exploring... There are very good grounds to celebrate and encourage those who push back the boundaries of what being a woman or girl means.... Read more on  Worlds Apart.

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Women's Day 2018

Women’s Day 2018

A gallery of women to honour the 2018 International Women's Day.  See the gallery on Worlds Apart.

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Trump misses his target

Trump misses his target

Not everybody, no matter how bloated their ego or how bent on destruction their followers, is suited to head a country. Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Brexit and ensuing fantasies

Brexit and ensuing fantasies

Brexit, what better illustration of how a new word can become the vehicle for so much wishful thinking, so many fantasies and such terrible nightmares, as well as a festering breeding-ground for divisive thinking and extreme ideologies… Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Order your copy of Stories People Tell

Order your copy of Stories People Tell

You can now order your copy of Stories People Tell either in print or ebook format. Click for details including sample chapters. 

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Hymn to the power of girls

Hymn to the Power of Girls

Why is this performance of Karl Jenkins’ Adiemus by the Carmina Slovenica girls choir so deeply moving? ... Read more and watch the video on Author’s Notes.