It’s what everyone wants for Christmas: BLOGS! …It’s okay. I know no one wants blogs. Even I wouldn’t be reading this except it’s appearing in front of my eyes as … Continue reading The five blogs of blogmas
I started an online short story “masterclass” last week. I like the term “masterclass”. It implies you already have some skill in an area and are now moving to “mastery” … Continue reading Masterclass of 2016
So. A couple of weeks ago I left you on a bit of a cliff-hanger. My aim was to complete 12 stories and send them out into the world before … Continue reading Countdown to composition
We were in the audience for Halloween Dukeanory last week which featured six creepy stories, one of which was by myself, and one by Kerry. It was a great night … Continue reading Stories! Live Unboxing
I have news! I wrote a thing. It’s been accepted for tomorrow’s Halloween storytelling show at the Dukebox in Hove. Go there immediately and wait for 24 hours! This marks … Continue reading What’s in the baaaaaaaarx!?
First off, it’s the warning: Warning! I am going to Edinburgh tomorrow. So you can expect a sudden flurry of activity here as I do my semi-annual batch of posts … Continue reading An anniversary, an apology and a warning.
I’ve only just realised we are now a quarter of the way through 2016. Where has all the time gone? What happened to those last three months? More to the … Continue reading Writing resolutions: Quarterly review.
A new year is a good opportunity to set yourself various goals and resolutions which you can then happily ignore until next January. At that point, you can look back … Continue reading Writing Resolutions 2016
I am sorry. I will try harder. My annual report from WordPress reveals I only blogged three times in 2015, my site has been read less than ever, and the … Continue reading Not much ado about nothing
After all that, I was totally exhausted, but in an energised way, if that makes sense. It’s the sort of sparky tiredness you get from exercise. …As you … Continue reading EdFringe2014, Day 24: Last Day, part three: Final Performance and the Live Scriber
The other resolution I wanted to complete was to visit an Edinburgh tourist attraction. I’d had my heart set on the Botanic Garden until I realised it was outside the … Continue reading EdFringe2014, Day 24: Last Day, part two: Art
With one day to go I was determined to tick off a couple of my Edinburgh resolutions. Shortly after moving into Pollock Halls, I realised the Commonweath Pool was right … Continue reading Edfringe2014,Day 24: The Last Day, part one: Swimming