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If you read this speech at the start of a novel, would you read on?

It’s Friday Fiction here on the blog, so I’ll be blogging Dancing in the Wind, Book Two in the Yeats-Gonne Trilogy here with weekly extracts in the Friday Fiction slot.

I’m thinking of opening Dancing With The Wind with one of Maud Gonne’s fiery political speeches.

Question: Would you read on if this was what you found in the first pages of a book?

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Making Time

Do you think of time as a straight, linear progression, 60 seconds to the hour, 7 days to the week? Time for an update. ‘One whole dimension of time and another of space have until now gone entirely unnoticed by us,’ Itzhak Bars of the University of Southern California recently told New Scientist. What does that mean for you?

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