Tag 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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How Not To Make Friends On Twitter

Image: Telegraph.co.uk I’ve started using a service to monitor who follows and unfollows me on Twitter. Through registering with TwitQuit, I’ve been able to highlight some interesting activity that I wouldn’t otherwise have been aware of. As you might expect, … 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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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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