Well, the first draft of my latest magnificent octopus is done. And, damn, was it a grueller. Enjoyable, don’t get me wrong, but a heck of a climb. It was, what? Nine months? A rather symbolic amount of time, that. To put it into comparison this latest draft (tentatively called The Dragonfly Girls) is roughly 92,000 […]Read more "Finishing The First Draft Of A Novel (And why they sometimes take forever)"
Mum: “What’s whack-a-mole?” Me: “It’s a game. A toy mole pops up and you have to hit it.” Mum: “Ooh, that’s not nice.” Me: “It’s like splat-the-rat, mum. Like at garden fetes.” Mum: “It’s the principle. Rats are fine, but a poor little mole can’t see when he pops his head out.”Read more "Conversation over at me parents’ house…"
My friend and fellow writer Jay Eales made this here poster/flyer-type thing for me. Lovely isn’t it? With any luck it should be appearing in the little booklet they put in your gift bag at Eastercon this year.Read more "New Advermercial"
I may keep it in.Read more "Layla The Cat just added to the story I’m working on."
Was searching for an album called Zein by a band called Automein. Then I woke up. Bit annoyed it doesn’t exist because it sounds like a classic underground record. I mentioned this on Facebook and my pal and fellow writer, Steve Cameron (Check out his blog!), made this: I’d buy it. Update!!! We have […]Read more "ZEIN"