The End of the Beginning

11 September 2012

I’ve been writing creatively for about six months now and it’s been an interesting experience. I had no specific plans about how I would go about becoming a writer when I started. I just plunged in. This is about how it has gone so far.

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Early Promise Dashed

27 August 2012

My first foray into creative writing was at an early age, but my attempts were quickly dashed. As a young boy in the throes of puberty, I some how managed to come across a copy of Fanny Hill — nothing like starting with a classic. The book had only just been published in the US and was immediately banned because of its pornographic content. In spite of attending the sex education class at school with my father, it was a complete revelation to me. Men and women did those things!

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