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The Unlimited Question…

I frequent my fair share of authors forums, both live chat get togethers and on things like twitter and Facebook. In these forums a question that comes up fairly often from newer authors is whether or not it is worth … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Or how to first draft…

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With November less than a month away, and in the mildly self-aggrandizing of attempting to offer some advice to budding writers… This is the story of how I managed to write my first novel. It…

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Through The Gates Of The Silver Key : TCL 63

Okay, before we start, let me just reiterate once more, Randolph ‘bloody’ Carter… I am, as astute readers of previous blogs in this series may remember, not the biggest fan of Lovecraft’s ‘dreamlands’ stories. Nor am I a huge fan … Continue reading

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October reading…

A couple of weeks ago I decided on little more than a whim to take a dip into the well of nostalgia and reread an old favourite ‘Pawn of Prophecy’. It a book I first read when I was a … Continue reading

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The Dreams of the Witch House : TCL 62

In terms of Lovecraft stories The Dreams of the Witch House is a little odd due to its mixing the cosmic horror that is Lovecraft’s staple with hints of Judo-Christian concept of the devil. It stands out as the only … Continue reading

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Pirates of Harvey 7

Avast M’hearties Pirate Day be a’coming. So batten down y’hatches. Splice the main sails. Steer with the wind, and damn y’eyes, for that callow cove Captain Duckman will keel haul the lot of y’ if y’nay pay him some mind… … Continue reading

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Pirates of Harvey 1

Avast M’hearties Pirate Day be a’coming. So batten down y’hatches. Splice the main sails. Steer with the wind, and damn y’eyes, for that callow cove Captain Duckman will keel haul the lot of y’ if y’nay pay him some mind… … Continue reading

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A cast of several: Henrietta ‘Spanners’ Clarkhurst

For reasons… I’ve been playing around with character cameos for Instagram… Which admittedly is partly procrastination. As I am making them anyway, I’ve decided you, dear readers, may enjoy seeing them, with a little background on the characters featured. Todays … Continue reading

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Indie April#6: Boston Metaphysics

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It’s Indie April, a celebration of all things Indie, be it novels, movies, music or art. The idea being to encourage interaction between indie creatives, and that most elusive of beasties the wider audience,…

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Hipster Crisis

As I sit here watching the cursor blink at me relentlessly, I find myself struck once again by the possibility that my own personal hell will be an empty word document and an incessantly blinking cursor, forever blinking…*blink*…*blink*…*BLINK*. Is there … Continue reading

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