I’m drumming my fingers on my desk. Eastenders is on – not conducive to hard work. I’m staring down the barrel of another review and wondering what on Earth I’m going to write.… Read the rest
What is the point?
No, I’m just wondering because I used to do a review per blog or series. I’m sure I remember that. Some of them weren’t very good, I confess.… Read the rest
Another year has come and gone, which will always happen if you wait (and live) long enough.
I’m writing this on the 2nd January 2019, the first day back in the office after 11 days off, so that’s depressing.… Read the rest
When I sat down and first had a crack at this blog several weeks ago, I began with the following paragraph:[Sandwiched between a clutch of Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett and the Demonata series by Darren Shan (coming next) I read what might be described as three other books.]
This would have been a good beginning, if it was true, which it isn’t.… Read the rest
I’m an indie author – so naturally, when I see an author such as Christopher Shevlin who has done well from his writing it makes me swell with pride that my fellow professional has –
No wait, I remember.… Read the rest
A long time ago, in this galaxy, I spent a review looking at my Man vs Bookshelf stats over the first 100 days.
Well, 102 days, to be exact and, at the time, I thought, I should do this again when I get to a year.… Read the rest
Must we talk about another book on writing?
I love this challenge, but sometimes it does feel like I’ve made a rod for my own back, when I’m staring at yet another book it’s going to be almost impossible to review.… Read the rest
Last week I spent a lot of time talking about one of my favourite TV shows, and because I think originality is overrated (or I forgot to plan or something), I’m going to do the same this week.… Read the rest
Today is a good day.
I’ve not done much, but I get to be positive.
How rare is that?
See, today (29-Sep-2018) I finished the first draft of my next novel.… Read the rest
Hey, isn’t it weird how fast time goes?
I know some of you out there will be grumbling “oh, he thinks it goes fast now, he’s only 28, wait until he’s 82, then see how quickly the time slips by.… Read the rest