The fight to write

There’s nothing new under the sun, the cliché goes, and this is rarely more evident than when someone publishes a think-piece on trying to earn a living as some sort of creative. This Guardian article from last Thursday prompted much discussion on Writer Twitter, but what was interesting and frankly disappointing was the amount of… Continue reading The fight to write

On the Penguin Random House Decision

Last week, it was announced that publishing giant Penguin Random House will no longer require candidates for new jobs to have degrees – a move that seemed to be greeted all round as good news. Well, I hate to be a Negative Nelly, but I’m not convinced it’s really all that. It’s a positive move… Continue reading On the Penguin Random House Decision