Monthly Archives: January 2012

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OK, so you are writing a novel; what is it that keeps the reader actually reading? For some it may be the bodice ripping count, if some pale and palpitating young thing doesn’t get her…

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The Versatile Blogger Award

Sally Panayiotou at http://sallypanayiotou.wordpress.com has nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award, which is the first mark of recognition that I have received in the world of blogdom and so I am proud to display it at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Movie Review – The Incredible Shrinking Man

This review was first published, in audio form, on StarShipSofa Number 202. http://traffic.libsyn.com/starshipsofa/StarShipSofa_No_202_Geoffrey_A_Landis_Pt_2.mp3 and so, after a suitable pause, here is the text version. ——————————————————————— The Incredible Shrinking Man – A Review From The Jacaranda City Hello again from the … Continue reading

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Drabble Day – LIST

The Drabble Day Challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com/ and it involves writing a Drabble (a short story of 100 words, plus or minus 5) based around a particular prompt. This is my entry into this week’s prompt, … Continue reading

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I am now a member of the Limebird writing team!

I am now a member of the Limebird writing team! I have been accepted for the brilliant writer’s blog http://limebirduk.wordpress.com and will be posting articles there. Don’t worry, I’ll link to them here too! Limebird writers is a blog (and … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday – Mechaniborg

Here is a six sentence excerpt from a steampunk story I am currently working on, a sort of transsexual “Six Million Dollar Man” called “Mechaniborg”… ————————————————- I turned towards the seam of coal and he screwed the lines into the … Continue reading

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Drabble Day – RELIEF

The Drabble Day Challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com/ and it involves writing a Drabble (a short story of 100 words, plus or minus 5) based around a particular prompt. This is my entry into this week’s prompt, … Continue reading

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Drabble Day – SCHOOL

The Drabble Day Challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com/ and it involves writing a Drabble (a short story of 100 words, plus or minus 5) based around a particular prompt. This is my entry into this week’s prompt, … Continue reading

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Movie Review – The Final Programme

This review was first published, in audio form, on StarShipSofa Number 194. http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/starshipsofa/StarShipSofa_No_194_Eric_James_Stone.mp3 Somehow, the written version of my second review (Silent Running) has disappeared! So, after a suitable pause, here is the print version of Number 3… ———————————————————————————————– The … Continue reading

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Drabble Day – VISIT

The Drabble Day Challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com/ and it involves writing a Drabble (a short story of 100 words, plus or minus 5) based around a particular prompt. This is my entry into this week’s prompt, … Continue reading

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