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Forgotten Hero

Forgotten Hero

...Cromie took overall command of the Reval Flotilla, and he and his 200 sailors were fêted wherever they went. He soon mastered the Russian language. In a speech made to...
Two For A Tenner

Two For A Tenner

There is always much talk about the Market. You can read about it in the Bookseller, and my publishers wag their heads about it a lot; but as a writer,...
Epic Endurance

Epic Endurance

...more than the blazing sunshine and 200 years that separated my experience of the Missouri from the experiences of the members of the Corps. The rock paintings have long faded...
The Cottage

The Cottage

...prefix) could, could, be chipped off if you struck it right with a hammer and chisel. The area of the kitchen floor is 200 square feet and the tiles are...
The Unwritten

The Unwritten

...by numerous ‘continuators’ in the 200 years since. None of these has created a work as notable (or filmable) as Pride and Prejudice or Emma. Mark Twain worked unsuccessfully on...
No Pastiche

No Pastiche

...of writing about history seem to me perfectly valid. But my own novels – covering, between them, the nearly 200 years between the late eighteenth and mid-twentieth century – spring...
No Poetry

No Poetry

...run is a mere 200. As Andrei Codrescu, the editor of Exquisite Corpse in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, puts it: ‘Payment: Zilch/ Nada. You take your chances inserting work into this...

About the RLF

...earnings decrease. This work helps around 200 writers every year. The RLF also runs a Fellowship scheme for writers in partnership with universities. Writers work one-to-one with students, using their...

Should I always use a computer?

...make corrections.” “I’ve just read an obituary of Neil Postman, an American academic who wrote twenty books and over 200 articles. Apparently Postman never owned a computer. He didn’t even...
Franzeska G. Ewart

Franzeska G. Ewart

...Barrington Stoke with the help of 200 Midlothian children – an experience she very much enjoyed! After graduating in Zoology and working as a Research Assistant at Glasgow College of...
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