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Finding Beta-Readers

Are beta-readers like unicorns – can’t find any? Perhaps my writing circle at a local level is narrow but folks with both willingness and insight are hard to find in some areas. 370 more words


Sad but true

#295: Tell us about the harshest, most difficult to hear — but accurate — criticism you’ve ever gotten. Does it still apply?

I can’t say I’ve ever been scarred by someones comments but I vaguely remember an ex telling me that I’m too controlling (as they always tend to fall back on), but I guess their assumption stems from my OCD tendencies to organise and simply wanting to make things (that are of course influenceable) as perfect as possible. 109 more words

365 Days Of Writing Prompts

Nick Perry on the Wilmer place Judicial Review

Three days of horsehair wigs — The Judicial Reviews

On Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 October 2014 I had my day(s) in court. It was the legal team’s chance to make the case that Hackney’s two grants of planning permission for identical schemes were legally flawed. 2,023 more words




“Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving” –Warren Buffet

The country is hard, the economy is bad and the little salary you earn has the same effect on your life as a cup of water to the Sahara desert. 998 more words


#WIPpet Wednesday - Jumping back on the wagon

Hello all. I have been rather lax at blogging as of late, and for that, I apologise. I have no excuse for disappearing last week. I was planning a WIPpet post, but then I ended up going up to my neighbour’s house on Wednesday evening and then it was bedtime when I came back down. 762 more words



I got back into Leeds around midnight yesterday having delivered an event in London. Nothing to write home about there, it’s something I do regularly across the country, driving a van full of kit to save on costs. 471 more words


‘Make no little plans’: planning in Wales 1945-1996

The next installment of the history of planning in Wales is by Neil Harris who discusses the post-1947 period up to the start of devolution of planning to Wales. 2,157 more words