The Waco Variations: writing about music

My guest writer today is Rhonda Rizzo. Rhonda is an American pianist and author, and in the following post, she explains how and why she started writing fiction. Her first novel, The Waco Variations, has been well received, and here, she outlines the plot and offers a few thoughts on writing about music. “In the…

Jessica Duchen in conversation with Melanie Spanswick

My Music Talk interview guest today is music journalist and author Jessica Duchen. We met up at Steinway Hall in London earlier this week to chat about her career. Jessica was born in London, where her parents settled after leaving South Africa.  She regrets that she can’t remember her encounter with JR Tolkein in  Oxford…