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End Of An Era

That’s it – I am done accepting review requests. Continue reading

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Apologies and New Beginnings

Last year, overambition was my downfall. I made plans. Lots of great ones. Like reading a ton of books, and running an indie fiction challenge, getting author interviews for every Monday, and… yeah, stuff. This on top of my own … Continue reading

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Whoops!

June has been a mess, what with preparing for the biggest work project of the year (which takes place in New York) plus a week of holidays, plus lack of internet for 2 weeks, plus some general laziness…. Yep, I … Continue reading

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Film review: Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows (Part 1)

Warning: rambling and Harry Potter spoilers ensue! I took advantage of the 2-for-1 Wednesday offer at the cinema last week and went to see the latest Harry Potter, dragging along with me a friend who hasn’t read any of the … Continue reading

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roxy’s words of wisdom

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the UK vs. the US

More wittiness from the Berliner duck. Continue reading

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creativity workshop: on idea making

Where do writers get their ideas from? I can’t say I have much difficulty in coming up with ideas, but I’ve never stopped to think about just how I do it. In this past week’s Creativity Workshop, Merrilee Faber wrote … Continue reading

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what lovers do

Books bought 2; toblerones consumed 1; brownies scoffed 6; short stories written 0.5. My flat. So far have spent the evening procrastinating. I have drawn up a to do list, I have contemplated dinner, I’ve reorganized the categories on this … Continue reading

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creativity workshop: writing interests

Merrilee Faber is running a Creativity Workshop. The first step is to identify areas of your writing in which you’d like to improve — this post contains my top three. Continue reading

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ducks have busy dreams

The wonderfully bizarre results of chatting online with a certain insane author who shall remain nameless unless you hover over the comic and read the caption. Continue reading

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myths & monsters: on ghosts

“Whenever I take up a newspaper, I seem to see Ghosts gliding between the lines. There must be Ghosts all the country over, as thick as the sand of the sea…. We are, one and all, so pitifully afraid of … Continue reading

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introducing the berliner duck

Berliner Duck Impersonates Mark the Shark Continue reading

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mark the shark returns

Mark the Shark returns to discuss sex. Continue reading

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the adventures of mark the shark

An short comic strip about Mark the Shark. Continue reading

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hot chip – one life stand

I don’t do music reviews very often — but sometimes an album is just begging for it, and One Life Stand has to be the first album in a long time that keeps me playing it over and over again. Continue reading

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