Author Archive: Judith Kinghorn

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Historical Fiction: Making Research Invisible – And Ignoring The Aspidistra

Historical Fiction: Making Research Invisible – And Ignoring The Aspidistra

Memory is a cruel thing. It lingers in dark trenches, whispering, or withholding, waiting to creep into the no-man’s-land of our dreams. It knows what we long to remember, and what we hope to forget. And it knows Hearsay and Imagination will cover any gaps… So begins my new novel, The Echo of Twilight. Set […]

February 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
But Who will Want to Read it?

But Who will Want to Read it?

An esteemed British writer, one whose novels have been published for half a century, advised me recently not to read my own book reviews – unless they’re written by someone whose opinion you respect. Good reviews will make you vain, they told me, and the bad ones will crush you. Since then, I’ve tried to […]

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