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Rise of Atriox, Issue #3 - Review

“Atriox looks to Decimus to find others who can help the Banished expand their tech and maintain their fleet as the number of Banished continues to grow. 2,621 more words


So you want to write a novel?

I can’t believe I’m writing this but… it’s almost November, which means it’s almost time for National Novel Writing Month . I talk about this… 408 more words


Three Unconventional Roads To Wodehouse

Mention PG Wodehouse in a conversation and most people will immediately think of Jeeves and Wooster.  That’s partly due to the success of the books and stories, but, I suspect, mostly because of the various film and TV adaptations.  691 more words

The Stranded Novel #amwriting

Good first lines are critical. They have a singular duty, to involve the reader and kidnap them for the length of the book. For that reason, first lines and the opening chapters frequently become all that is ever written of a would-be author’s novel. 729 more words


The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla

If there’s one book that you need to read before the end of the year, make it this one! This book gave me a profound insight into how people from different cultures feel about living in the UK, the racism and prejudice they’ve faced, and the things they’ve learnt about their own heritage. 484 more words




Our fast-paced lives leave little time to contemplate. These Micro Moments are designed to entertain in a few words, read them slowly and savour the essence. 93 more words

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On Directing a Play

From early August until now, I have been lucky enough to be involved with a community theatre’s production of The Lady’s Not For Burning. I am, at least in name, the director of the production, despite having very little experience in acting. 972 more words