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Well, that wasn’t quite what I had in mind 2

Well, that wasn’t quite what I had in mind

I know I said I wanted to simplify my life, but this wasn’t quite what I had in mind….. First up though – good news. My dissertation was handed in on Thursday.  I’m so...

Kai’s ‘day in the life’ 1

Kai’s ‘day in the life’

I’ve thought about this a lot in the last three or four weeks – and every time I go to write it, I realise it’s difficult to pin down my ‘average’ day.  But Chris...

things you probably don’t know about me – 25 at a time 7

things you probably don’t know about me – 25 at a time

One of the things I’ve realised is that many people don’t actually *know* me, some of that’s deliberate, but that if I don’t start really connecting with people, all of the advice I give...

Some Twitter hashtags I set up :) 0

Some Twitter hashtags I set up :)

I thought I’d share some twitter hashtags I’m ‘behind’. #tIAG – the Twitter indie Author Group – The Indie Author Group is a group on Facebook, that I’m part of. #iahop  – for the...

I needs me a better job 1

I needs me a better job

Actually, I don’t – I needs me a bit more organisation, to make my job better. At the moment, I get up at 7:30am, deal with the kidlets, and if I know I’m going...

My 10 years as a professional writer is coming up 0

My 10 years as a professional writer is coming up

I started writing professionally in 2001.  Part time, but still, I wrote for several sites and blogged (though it was a html template and the damned thing needed the new links added to *every...

OMG – this just in – extortion! 6

OMG – this just in – extortion!

I’m so furious about this that I’m blogging direct from my phone. I got an email at ‘theviewfrommykindle’ and at this blog saying that if I didn’t retract the review of (book) that they...

The story behind ‘Pillow talk’ 0

The story behind ‘Pillow talk’

I get asked this a lot, because Pillow Talk is one of those pieces that stays with people for a very long time after they read it.  It’s a short story, and I wrote...

Holidays this year 0

Holidays this year

27th July, I’ll be in Edinburgh till the 29th.  On the 28th, I’ll be in town all day, and I’m happy to meet up with people – just let me know when you’re free...

Going to war redux 0

Going to war redux

Well done to those that got the ‘Dr Who’ reference 😉 The last week has seen some chances in how I view the community – I’m beginning to see that one of the major...