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Harvey IV, long may he reign

As you may have been aware the forth Harvey Duckman Presents Anthology was due for its big release party at Scarborough Scifi convention on the first week of April, with the Ebook to be released the same weekend. However, due … Continue reading

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Maybe: A Victorian Steampunk Mystery

Maybe, for anyone unaware, was released a week ago on the ides of march and despite all the current problems the world is facing, it’s done remarkably well. Sadly, however, several of the events I was due to attend with … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #50

An on going series of quotes from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer: Not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them… William Blake was a … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain: the complex made simple

This is a bit of an unusual book review for this blog I know, and not a subject I would normally delve into, at least not here. There are no airship, or dragons, or spaceships in this book…  Well there … Continue reading

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And then two come at once…

It’s like buses… You wait around for ages for a book release then two come at once… catch you unawares and you have to do a little self promotion… In case you were unaware, the first of my A Ballad … Continue reading

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The somewhat belated cover reveal…

Okay this is not as such a cover reveal, because that something you do when you have a new book in the offing. This isn’t a new book, indeed it was the fist full novel I wrote way back in … Continue reading

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The point of no return…

There comes a point, once your fully committed to something, that you just have to see it through. The point from which there is no coming back. Your figurative Rubicon – once crossed – you have no choice but to … Continue reading

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