All items: Dorothea Brande

The novel I believed did not want to be written suddenly wrote itself right to the end in a matter of weeks all because of a few lines I chanced to read one afternoon in a remote house in Wales.
As a published author, Martyn Bedford has learned to cope with the demands of deadlines and the need to maintain standards in his writing. But, he wonders, does being a professional writer mean losing some of the free-wheeling freshness of one’s early work?