I spend more time reading than I probably should. There are many other things I ought to be doing: laundry, ironing, writing… I console myself with the thought that somebody-or-other… Read more »
This month, I have got no writing done whatsoever. This is because I’ve been copyediting someone else’s book. Well, copyediting sounds a bit posh; what I was actually doing was… Read more »
Today, I had a short but thought-provoking conversation with a colleague. I forget how we got onto the subject, but he told me that his wife was keen on watching… Read more »
Jim Butcher is one of my favourite authors. Nobody is going to accuse him of writing great literature, but his books are damn good fun. However, what I admire most… Read more »
Napoleon Bonaparte said: “The word ‘impossible’ is not in my dictionary.” Tiff says: That’s what you get for buying a cheap dictionary.
National Novel-Writing Month. Everybody’s talking about it. Everybody’s blogging about it. So I thought I’d better write something about it, just in case somebody has passed a law while I… Read more »
Joseph Stalin said “Quantity had a quality all its own.” However, the important point to remember here that he was speaking of Soviet tank production and the size of the… Read more »