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How subversive is detail in historical fiction?

Show me the money! Yes, it's National Freelancer's Day

Why wasn't Freud a Scotsman?

How we write about women writers

The literary 'mean girls' we're not supposed to like but do...

Black-hearted heroes and why women fall for them

On declaring a personal interest...

So how does this publicity thing work then?

On reviewing the 'greats' and daring to say they're bad

Hemingway, 'Truth' and historical fiction

No Wealth To Leave Us - Women Writers and the Jazz Age

Feminism : when the personal stops being political

How psychiatry works in fiction

How Melanie trumped Scarlett: The rise of the 'nice' girl in today's fiction

Women and mirrors - a narrative cliche?

Does an artist's talent justify the damage done to lovers?