A woman doing her chores realises that she’s in Hell. And starts to wonder how come nobody else has noticed that they are too.
In this essay on Clive James, I reflect on his influence and the fact that one of the greatest things he’s ever given us is his time.
Structure is so essential to creativity. But a huge number of creative types refuse it, which is why every writer with any fans at all gets asked: ‘What’s your method?’ Meaning, do you plan things or just let it all hang out? Meaning, how do you just get shit done? Planning and outlining seems like KEEP READING