On the Twelfth Day of Christmas My True Love Sent to Me…

…Twelve Drummers Drumming! I imagine the sound as urgent and climactic, rallying the listener (and in this case the reader) onwards. Drums, whether at a gig or on the field of battle, are there to energise and inspire, setting the pace for a song or a march, and...

Pacing It Out

As I am full of January sloth and seem to have ground to a halt with my re-writes this afternoon, now seems like a very good moment to talk about pace –  if I think about it, maybe I’ll acquire some! Pace has elements of structure and elements of style...