Category: The Art of….

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And then she said….follow me :)

I know, I know, I said yesterday I’d post something, but we filmed this, we filmed some other stuff, and then…well, other things got in the way, so we changed the order we did...

The adorable, endless grind 0

The adorable, endless grind

I guess I’m going to get some funny looks for this post, but writing is an adorable, yet endless grind.  I’ve been arguing with people today about it today, but we grow, and we...

How things play out – aka, why it’s taken nearly 11 years to publish Glass Block 6

How things play out – aka, why it’s taken nearly 11 years to publish Glass Block

I’m inches from publishing my first full-length novel under my own name, and I was going to kinda let it pass without comment, and then I thought ‘I think I wanna talk about this’....

Picking up where I left off and why the site has been quiet 1

Picking up where I left off and why the site has been quiet

Image by Writing On The Mall via Flickr Ok, I know, I’m supposed to blog more than once a week, once a month, once in a blue moon, but it’s been kinda hectic lately....

Free download – project cover sheet 1

Free download – project cover sheet

Image by mattymatt via Flickr I’ve got these deadlines in my calendar for writing short stories, based on the duotrope theme calendar.  But my main problem is I have to do three or four...

Where I’ve Been and What This Means for You 0

Where I’ve Been and What This Means for You

The last four months or so have left my world in upheval, because we were working towards moving house.  We finally found out on the 17th of December that we got the house, and our move date….of the 18th December! So that’s why I’ve …

Niche Language – Introduction 0

Niche Language – Introduction

Niche language is one of those things that can encompass just about every area of written and verbal communication, so I thought I’d choose a key set of areas to look and run with them.  Our key areas here are ‘niche language’, &#821…

What Is a Corpus and Why Should I Care? 0

What Is a Corpus and Why Should I Care?

Key to Forensic Linguistics is the idea that there’s an identifiable set of words in everyone’s language – and those identifiable features are basically unique to ourselves. An example is that I spell certain words wrong, and reverse …

Launch Competition! 0

Launch Competition!

I thought we’d honor the launch of our site with a competition! We’re going to provide two $20 vouchers (or equivalent at Amazon) for two readers as a runner up prize, and a consultation as a grand prize.  We’re also offering five ho…

WOOOOHOOO!  We Launched! 0

WOOOOHOOO! We Launched!

Well, here it is.  I can’t believe we’ve launched, finally. In the next few days I’ll explain why this is so important to me – why it’s sparked my passion, and what I’m thinking about doing with the site – plu…