Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Focus and motivation are two friends I don’t hear much from these days. Somehow lockdown makes a blank page emptier, daily word counts unobtainable and tea breaks half-hourly. Remember March 2020? The Before. The Brink. It brought us a most unwelcome, but necessary,...
Talking Notts on Radio 4.

Talking Notts on Radio 4.

During my 13 year stint as literature editor of LeftLion magazine, dialect and accent was integral to the tone of the magazine. Our remit was simple: Get in as much chelp as possible (cheeky backchat) and don’t mek aht yer summat (don’t take yourself too seriously)....