Monthly Archives: April 2014

My writing process: Blog Hop

The somewhat cute Adam Oster asked me last week whether I wanted to play along in a funny blog chain game for writers, four simple questions, no big deal? I thought, sure, why not, and then he told me I’d have to pass … Continue reading

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PublicTransport PoeTry – #10

***** Ferry Haiku (Yvonne Marjot) My prosaic morning To the supermarket Past Lismore lighthouse. Oban afternoon: Sapphirine sun-flecked water; Three ferries dancing. Up the Sound of Mull: Moon jellies churned in the wake; Seven porpoises. In the rising tide, Cormorants … Continue reading

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The Toil that is Marketing – Free Days

Theoretically speaking, I have an idea what marketing is about. On one of my various forays into the working world, I ended up spending a year in an advertising agency. (By the way, can anyone tell me why it is advertising … Continue reading

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Rats, rats, more rats

I’m mostly happy to announce that A Rat for a Rat, the sequel to Ratpaths, is out and available. I say mostly, because I’m also, quite frankly, scared out of my wits. When I released Ratpaths, I was pretty much … Continue reading

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Meet H.M. Jones

As you know, I don’t usually promote authors whose books I haven’t read. So why am I making an exception in this case? Easy. For one, Ms. Jones’ book touches on a topic I, too, have had my both active … Continue reading

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PublicTransport PoeTry – #9

***** Last bus – First love (Norman Morrow) Flaming red hair, a tender touch I bid farewell back then it knew no bounds endless, forever it seemed love-wrapped in sensuous delight ambled to the bus stop. Was he a steward … Continue reading

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Those poor, delicate souls

Yes, this post is going to be about writers, how they suffer, and how cruelly they are mistreated. Is it going to be slightly sarcastic? Probably. Over the past weeks, me and some fellow writers swapped stories about how it was … Continue reading

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