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A Solid Writing Weekend

Image: Stock Rain It was another blustery and unpredictable day here in Scotland, and for a Sunday morning it was quite depressing. I’m not a fan of the wind—I worry about little old ladies—but I do like the rain; love … Continue reading

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The Kindle Experiment

Image: Windell Oskay Greener is the Grass I’ve not given up on BACCARA BURNING yesterday morning while working on the final polishing up of GREENER IS THE GRASS, the world felt normal again. I felt like I was a writer … Continue reading

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Analysing One’s Writing Self

Image: DefeatDragons.com Writing Baccara Thanks Kristin and Devon for your comments and advice in yesterday’s blog post. After the day job, I went home via a coffee shop and sat and thought about what you both said, and about BACCARA … Continue reading

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I Need To Shave

Image: The Muppets I’ve completed manuscripts before, several in fact, but none have given me the feeling of elation that I felt all day yesterday after I completed GREENER on Monday night. It’s hard to fully explain, but I think … Continue reading

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The Problem With Pop Stars Today

Image: BBC/Spindrift Pop stars, regardless of how little talent they actually have, still think they are so far above the law they can do what they like. Case in point at Glasgow Sheriff Court the other day, when 25-year-old Aaron … Continue reading

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In The Groove

Image: Dave Bleasdale It was one of those days where the more small items I managed to tick off my GDR list, the more of the bigger ones followed on thereafter. By the end of play late in the evening, … Continue reading

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