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Doing the Ironing

I’m really enjoying writing this new novel. How long has it been since I said anything remotely like that? The past couple of weeks have been particularly intense as bit by bit I’ve picked away at what this novel actually … Continue reading

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‘Living Leith’ Delayed

I spent last Saturday with my wife in both a professional capacity as well as a social one. I’ll cover the professional part first. I’m still on the hunt for a suitable front cover for my forthcoming poetry chapbook, LIVING … Continue reading

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Missing the Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is a week old, kicking off at Charlotte Square last Saturday and by all accounts, it’s going well in what is its 50th year. I say “by all accounts” because so far this year, I’ve … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

Image: Civil Society If you don’t like the wind and the rain, the last couple of days will have been utterly miserable for you here in Scotland. If, however, you quite enjoy the sound and effect of the wind and … Continue reading

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A Book I Couldn’t Put Down

Image: davidnichollswriter.com One Day I practically ran to the coffee shop yesterday morning, such was my desire to get seated and keep reading One Day. I had under one hundred pages to go and was really, REALLY, enjoying the read. … Continue reading

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Time Out with Annabel Aidan

Image: Devon Ellington/Champagne Books Assumption of Right is the first novel to come from romantic suspense author, Annabel Aidan. But this isn’t just any ordinary romantic suspense story in the traditional sense, for Aidan has spiced this genre up by … Continue reading

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First Draft Of Baccara Burning Down, Finally

Image: Unknown Deary me, yesterday was long and tiring. If you haven’t already heard my new book, SILLY POEMS FOR WEE PEOPLE VOL.2 was made available to the public at large, which for me involved much PR work and marketing-related … Continue reading

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My New Book ‘Stella’ Launched Today

Image: Eternal Press OFFICIAL NOTICE: STELLA is now an officially released book!! Wayhey! It’s been a few years in the coming but at last, finally, I have another major fiction publication to add to my literary C.V. Here’s hoping STELLA … Continue reading

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I Love The Summer

Image: Life.com One of the managers in another department has been giving us hassle over getting some software installed and configured quick-sharp. It’s led to much debate and juggling of people’s already hectic schedules. So today I took a look. … Continue reading

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Interview With Sage Cohen

Image: Sage Cohen As promised, I’m proud to welcome Sage Cohen to Freedom from the Mundane in what is the first special event of its kind I’ve had on this blog. Sage is the author of Writing the Life Poetic: … Continue reading

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