Monthly Archives: July 2014

James Holden: Cancer, language and Lorrie Moore

I have just finished re-reading Lorrie Moore’s Birds of America. It’s a fantastic collection of short stories first published in 1998, often dark but also frequently very funny. A couple move into a new home to overcome the husband’s infidelity … Continue reading

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James Holden: Snacks at Twelve

Debbie and Keira met as they did every night – at 12 o clock in the small kitchenette. The call centre staff had had to push hard for the cramped space, to save them a trek to the vending machines … Continue reading

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James Holden: Where I’ve gotten to with my writing resolutions

At the beginning of the year I set myself some goals so that I had something clear to aim for as a writer – you can find a post about it here. I have found them useful as they’ve kept … Continue reading

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