Category Archives: Fiction

Slick – The Video

Hot in the heels of the video trailer for my up-coming crime novella, GREENER IS THE GRASS, I’ve put a belated one together for my debut crime novel, SLICK, released on January 2nd. If you liked the first one, you’ll … Continue reading

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Greener is the Grass – the Video

The trailer for my upcoming crime novella, GREENER IS THE GRASS, to be published by Smashing Press on 4th May.

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To Blog, or Not to Blog

Image: legalmarketingmaven.com A New Blog Well, this feels weird. I last posted on this blog on 7th February, 2012. It contained a poem about the perils of Scottish Independence called BROKEN NATION. Two weeks later the blog was invaded by … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Image: Slate.com Happy Groundhog Day! Although this is mainly an American and Canadian custom, I love the whole idea of it. Punxsutawney Phil comes out and if he sees his shadow, we get six more weeks of winter. As it … Continue reading

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February GDR Plan

Fiction * Review BACCARA BURNING * Complete polishing off GATECRASH * Send GATECRASH to beta readers * Submit and recycle short fiction returns – not done Poetry * Continue work on LONDON chapbook for spring release * Continue writing coffee … Continue reading

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January Review of Work

Fiction * Complete polishing off GATECRASH – not complete; still in progress * Send GATECRASH to beta readers – not done * Submit and recycle short fiction returns – not done Poetry * Publish SILLY POEMS FOR WEE PEOPLE on … Continue reading

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I’m Back and with Book News Galore

Image: JT Lindroos Hello again an welcome back to Freedom from the Mundane, the daily writing blog I have been keeping up since sometime in 2004. My blogging record since 2012 began has been dismal. In fact, I’ve not blogged … Continue reading

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Now Celtic Fans Shame Scotland: It’s Not an Old Firm Minority

Image: The Mirror Ever since the furore that followed the rioting Rangers fans in Manchester and the subsequent penalisations of UEFA for the bigoted chanting of their fans, the other half of the Old Firm have decided enough is enough. … Continue reading

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Christmas Headaches

Image: News.com.au I was into everything over the weekend—everything! Not only did I get through a ton of Christmas cleaning, DIY work, TV and gadget fixing, and writing work, but I also managed a Day Job Xmas bash, and a … Continue reading

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A Child Abuse Reminder from Banksy at Christmas

Image: BBC Mega busy in the day job yesterday after my boss landed a heap of trouble on my desk at the last moment. Christmas cheer abounds in the office these days, so much so in fact, that yesterday the … Continue reading

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