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Break Point: Pascale Petit & Penny Hancock

Break Point

In ‘Break Point’, Pascale Petit describes a life-shaking family re-emergence, and Penny Hancock takes us through setback and loss to fresh inspiration. Pascale Petit recounts how the sudden re-emergence of her long-absent father triggered both a sense that she’d discovered the material for her new book, but also a complete inability to write it. Penny Hancock explains how a professional setback and a series of personal losses led her to decide to give up writing completely – and how the unusual life story of an elderly relative provided two kinds of inspiration for starting again.


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