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Re-Read: The Colour of Magic

The beginning of July was a busy time for me as I got my portfolio of work ready to hand in for my college course; which left me with little time and brain power left for reading. 558 more words

Book

Apropos of Atropos

They don’t teach you the facts of death,
Your Mum and Dad. They give you pets.

- The Secret Book of the Dead, Terry Pratchett…

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Storytelling

Terry Pratchett: If You Thought Life Was Fair

WC is an unabashed fan of Terry Pratchett. His writing is brilliant, he’s a terrific public speaker and in person he’s at the same time fearsomely intelligent, warm and charismatic. 343 more words

Commentary

It's been a year

A year since what, I hear you ask?

Well, it was early in July 2013 when I took my last salary from the corporate world.  After a 26 year career in IT I took the plunge into – well, initially – jobseeking.  1,528 more words

General

If you are going to write, say, fantasy – stop reading fantasy. You’ve already read too much.

Read other things; read westerns, read history, read anything that seems interesting, because if you only read fantasy and then you start to write fantasy, all you’re going to do is recycle the same old stuff and move it around a bit.

Terry Pratchett

Writing

Thoughts On "Mort"

Meet Death’s new assistant Mort, a smart boy with a big heart. Death has Mort’s life all worked out- he’ll live comfortably in Death’s domain, wear nice clothes, eat fresh food, possibly marry Death’s daughter and eventually take over the job of ushering souls into the next world. 418 more words