I spotted the fourth in this sequence (The Long Utopia) in the Fnac in Belfort when I was hunting for books in English, but I couldn’t buy it because I hadn’t read these two, the first and second sequels to The Long Earth, which I’d read and quite enjoyed when it first came out. 1,031 more words
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Today, an article was published in The Guardian written by Jonathan Jones, an arts correspondent. I’m not going to link to it, because I don’t want to increase that man’s hit count but you should read it, just to see how ridiculous this man is. 1,247 more words
Anyone whose browsed the fantasy section of any bookshop in the past 30 years would have noticed dozens of titles carrying similar artwork and bearing the name ‘Terry Pratchett’ on the spine. 1,129 more words
I hate trying to write dialogue.
Trying to use it to get important points across and move the story forward.
I know its an important part of any story and helps pull the reader into the story and care about the main people in the story and the things that are happening to and around them. 431 more words
Just wanted to share a few inspirational quotes this week to do with travel. These pretty much sum up the way I feel.
As I’m a writer as well as a traveller I took inspiration from some of my favourite authors and literary figures. 35 more words
It was the living who ignored the strange and wonderful
Because life is a habit that’s hard to break
Too full of the boring and the mundane. 61 more words