Monthly Archives: January 2019

SPAGFTT8: Pdf’s and pirates

I’ve not done one of these ‘helpful’ guides for a long while, this one came about because of a bit of a rant on my part (yes I know that’s hard for regular readers to believe, me, rant, never…). A … Continue reading

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Interview With A Wordsmith #2: Madeleine Holly-Rosing

As an indie author, I am, as regular readers will be aware, a bit of an advocate for indie novelists. While my reviews may entertain, and hopefully even point some of you in the direction of books which you will … Continue reading

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The Strange High House In The Mist: TCL#51

And so its back to fair old Kingsport, an odd little town on the New England coast the old tentacle hugger first brought to our attention in The Terrible Old Man, who, coincidently turns up at the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Like a Bad Penny…

She crashed through the window into the chill of a Calcutta night and proceeded to plummet head first towards the cold flagstones of the courtyard thirty feet below. Behind her, a strange sound still filled the air. A scream of … Continue reading

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Jianna’s Fight *update*

Ten days or so ago I shared the story of a wonderful young woman with an interest in publishing, writers and in particular the indie writing scene, how she managed through the generosity of her nature to give a little … Continue reading

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Covers and Tassels…

I don’t normally do WIP updates as such, and certainly not when I am still writing the first draft. But at the same time, I am not normally writing the second book of a series and doing so a week … Continue reading

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Not Ignoring Canada

Canada, it has become one of my current obsessions. This may seem an odd thing to suddenly develop an obsession about but there is a reason, which is to do with another obsession, one I wish I could avoid but … Continue reading

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