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Office cat’s guide to blogging 5

Office cat’s guide to blogging

Hi there, I’m Office Cat.  My pet, Kai, has graciously allowed me to come onto her blog today to introduce the ‘office cat guide to Blogging’.  But first, may I offer my feline feliciations...

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...

Demon days, dog days 1

Demon days, dog days

I’ve been spending the last week or so trying to work out where I’m going to with my career – it’s easy, I guess for people to say that they have goals, but when...

Are you as excited as I am? 1

Are you as excited as I am?

If I were the type of person that actually went for it, I’d be building so much hype RIGHT now. Instead, I’m curious. I launch a new project on Monday.  I’ve been talking about...

Your Wildest dreams – Nanowrimo day 17 1

Your Wildest dreams – Nanowrimo day 17

(this is a slightly different type of post – I’ve not started in on my NanoWrimo work yet) One of the biggies about the NanoWrimo is in most cases, it encourages people that aren’t...

Wanna see my birthday cake? 3

Wanna see my birthday cake?

I’m marrying one of *the* most amazing people on the PLANET.  Seriously.  My beloved not only got me something I really wanted for my birthday, but he made sure I was going out to...

Who’s ready for the Nanowrimo? 0

Who’s ready for the Nanowrimo?

I’m so excited.  Not only did I get to meet Stephen Fry AND Mark Carwardine this weekend at the Cheltenham Literary festival, who both signed my book, and join Neil Gaiman (05)John and Carol Barrowman(08), and Toni Morrison(08) on my pride of place ’signed’ corner, but we’re nearly at Nanowrimo 09!
For those of you that […]

Stories are like new shoes 0

Stories are like new shoes

You find a pair that fit like a dream, but are going to be a pain in the butt to break in. You gotta ask yourself, is it worth it?