When I’m giving a poetry surgery, there’s one core goal that I try never to lose sight of: that the person I’m working with, whatever their level of experience, should leave the session at least as motivated and enthusiastic about their writing as they came in (and hopefully even more so).
I’ve written before about how much I value creative enthusiasm. For me, [ . . . ]
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A guest post by Patrick Andrews
I don’t know why I love this film so much. It’s essentially a documentary – but without any more information than can be gleaned from the advertising hoardings flashing past at 225 mph (kph hadn’t even been invented then). Dunlop, Ferodo, Castrol, Firestone, Girling, Lucas…
Set in 1970s France, it’s nominally about a 24 hours race [ . . . ]
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