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About kathysharp2013

Kathy Sharp lives by the sea in Dorset. She is a prolific writer of song lyrics and short fiction, and is the author of the Larus Trilogy of novels, inspired by the dramatic scenery of the Jurassic Coast. Published by Crooked Cat Publishing

The Eccentric Writer

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On Smallmouth Beach It’s no surprise if writers are a little odd. It’s an occupational hazard caused by spending so much time in your own head. But until the other day I hadn’t realised the…

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Historical Fiction or Historical Novel?

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All my books have been set in the eighteenth century, really. The first three were in a fantasy version – the Larus Series – but having found them difficult to promote, being untypical fantasy, I…

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Return of the Native

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
I wrote this piece a few years ago, but it seems appropriate it publish it now, with all the talk about Dunkirk and the new film: I was reading, just the other day, about the…

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Songs in Stone

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It isn’t often that the Isle of Portland is completely still. It’s a breezy place, verging on the gale force much of the time, but on this particular evening it fell quiet for us. I…

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Beauty and the Book

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
The book and its cover – how often does the reality of the first live up to the promise of the second? The cover, of course, is a piece of advertising, designed to catch your…

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