Between 9am and 3pm is when I work most intensely.
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My prose is turgid, it just hasn't got any energy.
I still read Donne, particularly his love poems.
I write quite a lot of sonnets, and I think of them almost as prayers:...
I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources...
Every day is a gift with a child, no matter what problems you have.
It's always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more...
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there's...
I write in that space between Ella's childhood and mine. I know it all sounds...
Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant. In each poem, I'm trying...
Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for...
Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries.
Poetry and prayer are very similar.
When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else's. It's like living...