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12 Books in 12 Months

writing books and blogging about it

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aligeorge

Write silly stories, work in communications, draw occasional comics.

Check Yourself

Over the weekend, I posted something on social media that wasn’t OK.

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Who Run The World?

Happy International Day of the Girl, one and all. How are you marking the occasion? I’m making a ‘to read’ list, because I’m cool that way.

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Fear Is How I Fall

October means it’s basically Halloween, so I wanted to talk about irrational fears.

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How To Arrange A Bookshelf

You know when you read something on the internet that incenses you beyond reason? I’m not talking so much about the times an elected official says something eye-wateringly racist / awful about women’s reproductive rights / climate change denial-y. I’m more thinking of the comments that come from unexpected places. The ones that get under your skin and make you want to shout at people who have ultimately only expressed a personal opinion. Continue reading “How To Arrange A Bookshelf”

Notes on Note Taking

I don’t always take notes when I’m reading. In fact, I’d go so far as to say it’s pretty rare these days. I’m more likely to take a photo of a passage I like and put it on Instagram with a linear tilt shift filter over the salient point (hashtag ‘relatable’).

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Stories Worth Telling? Reflections on the Edinburgh Festival 2017

The festival has finished, the nights are drawing in, and it is time to reflect upon the sensory overload that has become my go-to excuse for not writing as much as I ought to in August.

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