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A Nod to the Creators

I’ve been a writer for a long time. I started off at Nortel Networks in the late nineties before being sacked during the dot-com bust of the early millennium, and moved into the non-profit and then media worlds. 319 more words

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September 2019: TBR

I know it’s awfully late to post a TBR but I’ve been awfully late this whole month.

Okay…so last month I got into a book slump. 72 more words

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To the Aspiring Writer

Giving writing advice is cliché and annoying, but I’m gonna take a crack at it anyway. Here are five things that helped me out along the way. 930 more words


From the 1961 Journal of Duncan Blood: Civilized

Civilization is a veneer which we apply to our culture. A veneer which does not always adhere. Recently, I was reminded of this when someone asked me if it was true that Cross used to employ the pillory as a form of punishment. 180 more words


Community's Most Beautiful Episode

AV Club recently re-shared a recommended viewing of the cult classic sitcom, Community– 10 episodes they felt best represented the series. Community is a top five all time comedy series for me, and I’m not surprised that one of my favorite episodes, … 504 more words


'On Writing' by Stephen King

On Writing

While out for a walk In June 1999, Stephen King was hit by a van. It was only after several major operations that he was able to start writing again. 196 more words


Author Interview - Eleanor Merry

Here we go Boils and Ghouls, another author interview for you to sink your teeth into! This time we have the wonderful Eleanor Merry, author of Dead Aware.  1,188 more words