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Happy and Baffled 27th, December 2011
How does it feel to have your debut novel published? Bizarrely, after all the emotions I have had to capture in words – yearning, love, fear and joy– this is one of the harder things I’ve had to express. I wrote something about it for this blog yesterday. It was terribly erudite, referencing Peter Pan and the X Factor, anatomising the semiotic tension between ‘dreams’ and ‘ambitions’. I tore it up. I was trying to avoid saying how I really feel, and now I’m going to, [...]