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Guest Post – Ben Blackman on Taking nine months to read one novel

Enter my competition she said, you could win a lunch with me she said. Yet somehow it comes to the fact I (that’s italics too but it’s difficult to tell if you can see) have ended up in charge of the Literary Sofa this week while Isabel pretends to be hard at work on her … Continue reading

Guest Post – Ben Blackman on the Christmassy Sofa

I am not a Christmas person but now December is here I am a willing participant in the bit I do like – the social gatherings.  My ideal Christmas consists of escaping somewhere hot and far away with my husband and kids and luckily that’s just what we have planned this year. Today’s silly season blog guest … Continue reading

Guest Author – Ben Blackman on writing Narrative Non-Fiction

Today, for the first time, I’m delighted to welcome an as-yet-unpublished writer to the Literary Sofa. My guest is a popular and witty presence on Twitter and has livened up my day many, many times. Together we have plotted to take over the Vatican. We are engaged in an apostrophe war with no end in … Continue reading