I have no message as a writer.

Whatever an author platform is, you can buy a bunch of books to help you build one. I’ve read a number of them over the last year. They focus on blogging, social media, “content”, the author’s “brand” and so on. I’d love to recoil in indignation: authors aren’t brands, for one thing, are they? But…

About my anxiety

Finally, more than three weeks after I first tried to write this post, I’m giving up all pretension to eloquence. Let me just type as I want to type, without making it literary or clever. For the last decade I’ve been struggling with anxiety. It’s getting to the point where I can’t pretend things are…