Author Archives: darrack1

To Blog Or Not To Blog..?

That’s not really the question… but if you can’t steal from the old hack of Stratford on Avon then who can you steal from… This then is a bit of an odd blog post, because it’s a blog post about … Continue reading

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The Rats In the Walls: The Complete Lovecraft #38

The first Lovecraft story I ever read was ‘The Rats In The Walls’. I always have, and will always, looked upon it fondly, for all its flaws. It remains the tale I am most likely to recommend as a starting … Continue reading

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Wisdom for the uninspired…

I found myself lacking inspiration, having crashed out of NaNoWriMo this year earlier than expected and waiting on a proofreader. So while it goes against my nature as a rule to seek inspirational quotes, I found myself looking for them last … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 16

The best-laid plans of mice and men, and all that… Sixteen days in and the observant among you may have noticed it been eight days since my last update. Simply put doing the blog and trying to keep up with the word count … Continue reading

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The Lurking Fear: The Complete Lovecraft #37

Old tentacle hugger has inspired a lot of writers over the years. He’s also inspired an awful lot of bands. There is definitely something about Lovecraft and musicians. Not that I can claim to be above the occasional musical reference in these blog posts, … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 8

Day 8:  Today’s gem, which the calendar feels obliged to quantify, just in case the whole experience is really getting to you presumably… Kill somebody! (in the story) Target for the day, get to 13333 words Current word count 6875 words … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 7

Day 7:  The unfortunate truth from today’s calendar… Nobody said it had to be good, now write… Target for the day, get to 11667 words Current word count 5824 words While that particular truth may seem disheartening my advice is don’t worry … Continue reading

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