Tag Archives: Chas Stramash

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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Illustrated Edition of ‘Silly Poems for Wee People’ Now Available

Image: Chas Stramash Silly Poems for Wee People (Illustrated) Yesterday saw the launch of the illustrated edition of my popular kids’ poetry book, SILLY POEMS FOR WEE PEOPLE. Published under my pseudonym, Chas Stramash, the book is 38 pages long … Continue reading

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Study Leave

Image: eMitten It turns out there was more to the University of St. Andrews story I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post. What wasn’t reported in the press (or it may be that I missed it) was the revelation that the … Continue reading

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The Downside of Twitter

Image: Google I’ve talked at length about the benefits I’ve felt since taking up twittering: increased visibility, a widening of networking opportunities, marketability, etc., and I’ll continue to use the medium for all of those reasons, as well as the … Continue reading

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The 3 Ebook Deal

Image: Scan for the 3-Ebook Deal The 3-Ebook Deal It’s crazy, it’s mad, it’s everything you might have expected if you know me. If you don’t, this might come as a bit of a surprise… As you may have heard, … Continue reading

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November, and Why It Rocks

November I love November. I love the shift from the unsettled weather of October, which can often have Scotland shivering under a bitter sky one minute then basking in warm sunshine the next. Technically, it’s classed as autumn, but it’s … Continue reading

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Keeping the Rudder Straight

Checkout the New Websites As you may have heard, I’ve relaunched my website at http://www.colingalbraith.co.uk, so please pop over and see what you think. If you’re a reader of crime or paranormal fiction, or have maybe read some of my … Continue reading

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The Dawning of a New Era

Image: Kameron Lombard To quote The Specials, this weekend marked what can only be described for me as the dawning of a new era. New Website I launched my new website, chopping off all the unnecessary clutter and focussing the … Continue reading

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