The end of The Ophagy, that is. It’s all written and I’m in the process of editing & ret-conning the early chapters to fit in with how it developed. For those who aren’t aware, my tale of Greek sailors caught up with gods and centaurs and nymphs was not something I ever planned to write. It was a short story that got wildly out of … Continue reading And so, the end is near…
A review of my blog in 2016 – including some gems you may have missed! Continue reading Did You See ALL of These?
Help! I’ve got to give a talk on ‘Blogging’ at the start of January
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Confused by East Asian international politics? A resurgent China, confident South Korea, wealthy Japan and prestige-seeking Russia – they all have reasons to detest each other. Then add in the USA (de facto regional shot-caller since WW2) and the unpredictable basket-case that is North Korea and you’ve got quite a soap opera. Sarah Bruso has produced a handy pdf to guide you through the characters and their motivations. Continue reading NEW BOOK: Allies & Assholes Volume I – International relations made fun
The wonderful (and anonymous) writer of Safari Camp Life somehow stumbled across my blog and followed me, which was nice. I in turn wandered over to her blog to find out what kind of person is willing to waste their time reading my tosh. I read it all, every word and it’s hilariously brilliant. Imagine, if you will, a perfectly normal English couple (I assume; … Continue reading Spreading the love: Safari Camp Life
What if the essence of countries could be distilled into a person? My fellow blogger, Sarah, has personified countries which she then inserts into scenarios based on current and historical events. And I’ve written a guest post on the events leading up to England & Scotland getting together. Continue reading Prejudice & Politics
I joined a writers’ group at the start of 2016 but it needs a kick up the bum. Do you have any suggestions? Continue reading Any tips on relaunching a writing group?
I’ve not been blogging much recently. Find out why not, and why I’m back today. Continue reading Back to Blogging
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Welcome to another edition of The Dirty Dozen! This is my spin on the author/blogger interview… This week, I’m delighted to be hosting Babbitman, aka Nick Rowe, in the Dirty Dozen “hotseat”. Now this is an unusual, and particularly enjoyable, one for me as I have the pleasure to know Nick “offline”. I’ll let Nick explain it in… Continue reading The Dirty Dozen… with Nick Rowe!
Having decided in January that I would post more stuff during 2016, March has so far been a bit of a barren patch. That’s not particularly because I haven’t done anything, more the fact that I’ve been busy with other things. I’ve submitted a couple of poems to a competition organised by my writing group (which will eventually pop up here) and started to build … Continue reading Busy, busy…