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At a conference recently I saw a presentation by a man who spoke with no notes for 45 minutes over a series of pre-recorded sounds. He had to tailor his talk around the noise, knowing what would come next, fitting his words into the time allotted by the previous sound – the coo of a mother […]


I’ve been trying to write short stories so I’ve been reading lots to see how all the big guys do it, though often when I come across a corker, it’s so intimidating that I spend the rest of the afternoon staring into space with my mouth open and paper blank. Four stories of such calibre, all written […]