Martyn Bedford

Martyn Bedford


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A commission to contribute an essay on creativity to a leading literature website has allowed me to explore an issue which has been on my mind recently: on the journey from wannabe writer to professional author, do you lose some of the freshness and freedom of expression that characterized your early, unpublished work? Can the act of writing be inhibited by the demands of being a writer?


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“Did people come here to commit suicide? They were bound to. Cliffs, bridges, tall buildings, they were like an invitation. Just stand there, looking down, was to create an optical illusion of the ground rushing up to meet you.”
Martyn Bedford, Flip

“Dad reckoned there was a rational explanation for everything, even things that made no sense at all. UFOs, ghosts, God - they're just the names people came up with for stuff they haven't worked out yet.”
Martyn Bedford, Flip

“Ed è allora che noto una cartolina, seminascosta fra due cose da buttare.
La tiro fuori.
La fotografia sul davanti mostra una gola dalle pareti a picco con un sentiero angusto che si snoda sul versante roccioso e molto, molto più in basso, il nastro bianco di un fiume. Nella striscia di cielo azzurro e terso sopra la foto la didascalia recita: El Caminito del Rey, Andalusia.
La mano mi trema talmente che quando giro la cartolina rischio di farla cadere.
Ho visto la sua scrittura una volta soltanto, sui foglietti dei «posti felici» che mi aveva mostrato dopo che avevamo estratto «Bryher», ma la riconoscerei ovunque.
Tre parole. Una sottolineatura. E un punto di domanda.
Vorresti essere qui?”
Martyn Bedford, Twenty Questions for Gloria

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