Tag Archives: DI Lennox

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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Blogging Break Over

Image: BBC Online It’s not that I’ve been too busy to blog over the past few days, I’ve just had nothing to say. I didn’t see any reason in filling up these pages just to tell you something meaningless, so … Continue reading

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42: But What’s The Question?

Image: Tod Derick It seems like more and more of my posts are beginning with the words: “Busy day today!” What can I say? They have been! I got through a tonne of work with Stella and it looks like … Continue reading

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Submission Street

I’ve had a great day. Last night’s culinary treat and relaxation paid off dividends, as I woke this morning feeling great. I woke at a very reasonable time and had a most enjoyable breakfast with my wife. Laura, who has … Continue reading

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Prizes Galore

Well I never won the PSH Poetry Contest last night, and I never even came close. The winning entries were superb and fully deserved their plaudits, though, and their work overshadowed mine by a huge margin. I did kind of … Continue reading

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Slick – A Full Novel

While it’s likely I’ll be present at the day job next Tuesday, today represents my last full day of work in this hole for 3 weeks and 1 day. Tomorrow I leave for my annual trip to Blackpool with my … Continue reading

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One Third To Go

In my weekly web stat reports, I witnessed the first rise in unique hits for Fringe Fantastic last week. It happens every year around this time, both Fringe Fantastic and Poolside Poetry start to tail into an upwards trend, before … Continue reading

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