Crazy = Genius: Why is creativity associated with madness?

I’m a little bit fixated on the dynamics between inner and outer worlds at the moment. The concept of duelling of polarities within one entity. The Scots call it 'Caledonian Antisyzygy'. I don't know what you call it when you're from London.

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Dear Writing Buddies, You The Best

Solitude is the school of genius. Or so said Edward Gibbon. It’s one of those widely accepted things that if you’re a writer you must be, in some way, antisocial and a little bit weird. After all, writing is supposed to be inherently solitary. Why? Because the only fingers than can put your words on … Continue reading Dear Writing Buddies, You The Best

Book Review: After the Fire, Maeve Kerrigan Returns in Jane Casey’s Latest Mystery

    After the Fire by Jane Casey Mysteries lie within mysteries in Jane Casey's sixth Maeve Kerrigan novel... but was it arson, an accident, or murder?   It was twitter that introduced me to Jane Casey and the Maeve Kerrigan series – a turn of good fortune I’ve celebrated since opening the first page … Continue reading Book Review: After the Fire, Maeve Kerrigan Returns in Jane Casey’s Latest Mystery