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Callum McLaughlin

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Based in Scotland, Callum McLaughlin is a writer of words, a reader of books, and a lover of cats. He operates on a freelance basis, producing content for blogs, websites, and magazines. His fiction and poetry have also been featured in several literary journals, both online and in print.

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Seeking Solace

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False Awakening

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The Vessel

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Grimoire by Robin Robertson | Book Review

Grimoire by Robin Robertson

Published by Pan Macmillan, 2020

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[image error]I love all things inspired by the dark side of folk and fairy tales, so when I caught sight of this collection of narrative poems from Robin Robertson, I was instantly intrigued. From stories of ghosts, witches and doppelgängers, to tales of selkies and changelings, the poems draw on Scotland’

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“We cannot find a way to help but it’s there. The first drop to end a drought is just to care.”
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“My words will be my legacy, etched in heartfelt honesty upon the pages of time.”
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“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
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“It's better to face madness with a plan than to sit still and let it take you in pieces.”
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“To my daughter I will say, when men come, set yourself on fire.”
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“The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters.”
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