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Works in Progress – January 2022

Works in progressSomehow 2021 has gone and 2022 is here, with multiple works in progress showing signs of, well, progress. It’s been an interesting couple of months; delivering classes, taking courses, a couple of events, some family health dramas, getting the builders off-site. And writing. It was a struggle at times, but the routine is re-established. …

Listening to The Everywoman (BBC Radio 4)

Listening to The Everywoman (BBC Radio 4)We’re currently listening to The Everywoman (BBC Radio 4) and BBC Sounds. This neat, two-part documentary poses the question:

If there is an ‘Everyman’ in literature, can the experiences of a female character also be universal?

Novelist Sarah Hall (Burntcoat, Sudden Traveller, Madame Zero, The Wolf Border and others) goes in search of the Everywoman. …