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Blind Chance Theory

Occasionally things happen. No one knows why this is the case. Personally, I favour a little-known variant of Chaos Theory, BCT or Blind Chance Theory. Blind Chance Theory, which states that in an infinite universe, given an infinite amount of … Continue reading

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Insidious horizons: Hacked Future

‘The future’s bright… Utopian in fact… No, really it is…” Erm… or then again, maybe it’s not as bright as it seemed in December last year when that jolly little quote above was the opening lines of a blog/review of … Continue reading

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The Wise, The Witty And The Wicked

Words of wisdom, wit and occasionally wickedness from writers a little more famous than myself… Because, with NaNoWriMo 2018 just around the corner, we all need a little inspiration once in a while… The Wise… “You must stay drunk on … Continue reading

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An Authors Avarice…

I may have mentioned this… But forgive me for being overly excited about a new release… Normal service, whatever waffling meanderings on writing, Lovecraft, politics, the world, and general geekery can be described as normal will resume shortly. But in … Continue reading

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New release…

Well, it’s finally out there.   Though… For reasons I am not entirely sure of the kindle version (edit kindle version now live too)  is taking some time to go live, however, available in paperback NOW for the tiny price … Continue reading

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Advice for writers in a slump

A facebook friend struggling with their first novel was asking for advice or more accurately was bemoaning the struggle they are having getting words on paper. So after telling them not to be so hard on themselves. I wrote out … Continue reading

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The Read Through…(or the narative atom)…

The read-through is a task I always approach with a certain ambivalence. I both love and hate doing it, but I also recognise just how essential they are, both as a writer in general and when you’re working on an edit. It’s … Continue reading

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