Author Archives: Elizabeth Mapstone
Other people’s medical problems are intrinsically tedious and only of interest to those immediately affected, so you may well wonder why I am revisiting my recent sojourn in hospital (blog 8 April, A Personal View of the Beleaguered NHS). This … Continue reading
I have not written a blog for a long time now, and that is principally because I was anxious to complete my new novel The Porcupine’s Dilemma and gave myself an arbitrary deadline of Easter. The Book is done. Unfortunately, … Continue reading
I simply wish to share this post, which I discovered on A Not So Jaded Life blog. Good stuff for aspiring writers, so read on if you are one of us. All has been said before, of course, but here … Continue reading
I have long been intrigued by the China I have met through fiction, from Nobel Prize Winning Novelist Pearl Buck’s The Good Earth, to John Hersey’s A Single Pebble and Jung Chang’s Wild Swans, as distinguished examples. And now I … Continue reading
Source: We are ACE !
Some time ago, I wrote rather sadly about the trials of being a Writer of a Certain Age, and suggested we older authors might gather together to provide mutual support and encouragement. Well, lo and behold – a new and … Continue reading