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Lemony Snicket’s Pep Talk Dear Cohort, Struggling with your novel? Paralyzed by the fear that it’s nowhere near good enough? Feeling caught in a trap of your own devising? You should probably give up. For one thing, writing is a dying form. One reads of this every day. Every magazine and newspaper, every hardcover and paperback, every website and most walls near the freeway trumpet the news...
Thoughts on joining a club that would have me as a... →
I read somewhere that writing for children is more difficult because they’re more obsessive about what they read. They absorb every detail and if one detail is wrong they don’t let it slide, assuming the author knows what they’re doing. Writers like Neil Gaiman make me excited about Nanowrimo. Not long now…
Haunted Air: Halloween Photos 1875-1955 →
Properly freaky costumes.
It may be hot out there, but Autumn's here
There’s a cold wind blowing outside my window. It almost sounds like distant traffic, but I know it’s the wind. Winter is coming and Autumn is here, which for me is exciting. Halloween, bonfire night, the run up to Christmas… but at the moment I’m most excited about the Autumn weather itself. Crunchy leaves, landscapes daubed in oranges and reds, conkers falling from trees. I’m even...
Looks like I’ll soon have a new camera to add to my collection. Just found out I’ve won a limited edition Tori Amos Diana F+. All thanks to this photo: Sweet.