Tag Archives: Devon Ellington

National Novel Writing Month: The Debate

This November will see the 19th annual National Novel Writing Month take place. Otherwise known as NaNoWriMo, the basic idea — if you haven’t heard of it — is to write 50,000 words of a novel in the 30 days … Continue reading

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What’s Up for 2013?

About the only thing I managed to do during the latter half of last year was put together a plan of work for the new 2012/13 writing year – that’s September onwards. Obviously, that’s been nothing short of a disaster … Continue reading

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Four and a Bit Decades

Image: Wikimedia Anniversary My parents, Dave and Ena, were married 41 years ago today. Yes, that’s two score and one years ago – four decades and a bit – they took their vows in Mount Florida Parish on the south … 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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Old Morris Vans and Brand New Books

Image: Wikimedia.org Very slow day at the day job yesterday. The morning dragged like an exhaust scraping along behind the back of an old Morris van, so I cheered myself up by booking a table for two this Saturday in … Continue reading

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Writing Induced Insomnia

Image: Infoniac Insomnia I’ve been sleeping crappy these last few nights. It’s baffling given that I’ve been working my skinny white ass off and gone to bed knackered each night. I’ve no idea then, why it is I should be … Continue reading

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Day 13 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest It was kind of muggy over Edinburgh for the 13th day of the Edinburgh Book Festival yesterday. Would it rain or wouldn’t it, the question was on everyone’s lips. I’d arranged a half day from my day job … Continue reading

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