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Claire North Posts

Sweet Harmony – Released UK and US

Sweet Harmony is out in ebook!  REJOICE!  And as of October 27th it will also be out in audiobook too!  MORE REJOICING!   That’s about the full content of this blog post, if I’m honest.  […]

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A Lack of Writing Process

“Could you write something about your writing process?” my editor enquired. Could I hell! Could I! Could I? Probably not, is the honest answer.   So here’s the problem.  When I write, I am not […]

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In (Unexpected) Praise of… My Secondary School PE Teacher

Dear Miss Mitchell,   You were my secondary school PE teacher, and I’m not gonna lie, I was terrified of you.  You were terrifying.  But though you could turn even the icy fog of a […]

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William Abbey for 99p

Which is, let’s face it, a total bargain.   https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pursuit-William-Abbey-Claire-North-ebook/dp/B07RYMZFXV/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=william+abbey&qid=1596439824&sr=8-1   Do I wish it was 99p across all other retaillers as well as Amazon?  Yes.  Yes I do.  But!  Given that the world is […]

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Sweet Harmony Cover Launch

Hey, want a novella?   How ’bout this novella?!  Whoooooo!     It’s a story about a woman called Harmony who, along with the rest of the world, uses medical nanites to protect her body […]

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A Carbon Footprint

A few months ago I sat down with a member of my family and did the WWF’s (no, not that WWF) online carbon footprint test.   https://footprint.wwf.org.uk/#/   It’s quick, it’s reasonably sensible, and it […]

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Still Running. So Much Running

The internet is full of inspiring memes about people taking up new hobbies and learning to knit robots during lockdown.  It is also awash with motivational stories of running, and runners photographed against a sunset […]

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William Abbey In Paperback

You know all those memes about how, during this pandemic, the way you prove you’ve taken responsibility for yourself is if you’ve taken up triathlon, learned to make souffle, started an international business and built […]

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Decency in Politics 2020

In which it is another day in lockdown, and another post about politics.  Thankfully it is a post that strives towards being a-political as much as possible, and instead waffles on about what it even […]

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Harry August Film – Some News!

In a bit of lovely news, I’m really excited that Wes Ball is signed on to direct the film adaptation of the First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, with a screenplay by the excellent Melissa […]

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A Lockdown Diary

… In which I have not founded a new religion, built a 3D printer or mastered my inner chi.   Day -7 (7 days before lockdown) It is my last shift as a lighting designer.  […]

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The Glentacle

Many years ago, the forces of nature who are Anne Perry and Jared Shurin created a prize called the Kitschies. You can read about it here. It is an award for speculative fiction (and what […]

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