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‘Beyond Redemption’ and the bedside table…

I read a lot, as most writers do. Indeed it is more or less a prime requisite for the job. The great sage himself, Stephen King, says… “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above … Continue reading

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Nietzsche’s sister

“God is dead” As a German philosopher of some little note once said, and for many people, that’s probably as much as they know about Nietzsche, the quotes. There is, after all, a lot of them, he is the most … Continue reading

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Life in the Passing Place

Step in from the cold, through the saloon door of the strangest bar in creation. A place where causality is just a set of rules and the rules can be bent. Where no one knows your name, but everyone has … Continue reading

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The Doom That Came To Sarnath: the complete Lovecraft#13

Thirteen is an ominous number on occasion. This being the thirteenth post, it is perhaps appropriate that it is ‘The Doom That Came To Sarnath’. For more reasons than one. As the subject is an impending doom befalling a city, … Continue reading

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20000 Leagues under the Sea: Jules Verne: Retro Book Review

If you want to know about a classic, and any book that survives in print long enough generally gets considered a classic, there are plenty of dry Wikipedia entries you could read.  No one reviews them in the way they … Continue reading

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The thing I hate about self-publishing

This is really just one thing. Which is asking people, I converse with on Facebook, if they will read and review my book … Really, words can not describe how much I hate doing this… which is why I don’t … Continue reading

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Waiting at the bus stop of lost hopes…

Okay, slight over dramatic title for this piece, but it is taken from the name of the first chapter of Passing Place so it had a certain appeal because waiting is more or less what I am doing. It’s not … Continue reading

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