Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pick-N-Mix Plots: Genre-bending as a source of inspiration

Pick-N-Mix Plots: Genre-bending as a source of inspiration. Here is an article of mine over at Limebird Writers, where I look at how genre-bending can spark off new ideas for stories. Advertisements

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Movie Review – The Thing From Another World

This review was first published, in audio form last week, on StarShipSofa Number 224. http://www.starshipsofa.com/blog/2012/02/08/starshipsofa-no-224-paul-cornell-l-e-modesitt-jr and so, after a suitable pause, here is the text version. ——————————————————————— Hello again from sunny South Africa. This week the Zoologger column in The … Continue reading

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Oh for Goodness sake! Get it RIGHT!

Oh for Goodness sake! Get it RIGHT!. Here is a link to my article over at the Limebird Writers blog; where I talk about the importance of getting your facts right.

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Love’s Spark

Have just posted my poem “Love’s Spark” to my website at http://bit.ly/loves_spark It is a sonnet and can be found in my collection “8 Million Stories”. Enjoy!

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

The very inspiring Limebird Writers blog http://limebirduk.wordpress.com has nominated me for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”! Thank you very much! As part of my obligation as a nominee, I need to tell you seven things about myself… 1) I am … Continue reading

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StarShipSofa Number 224 Out Now!

My review of “The Thing from Another World” is podcast today on StarShipSofa Number 224 at http://www.starshipsofa.com Also featured today are a short story “Precision Set” by L.E. Modesitt Jr., the main fiction is “One of Our Bastards Is Missing” … Continue reading

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Green Grass

The audio version of my poem “Green Grass” has finally made it to my website at http://dennislanebooks.com/#/green-grass-audio/4560494821 It was first podcast as part of the “Poetry Planet” feature of StarShipSofa. The full podcast can be found at http://www.starshipsofa.com/blog/2011/10/19/starshipsofa-no-208-joe-haldeman Enjoy!

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The Joy of Flicks

Below is an article that I wrote for “StarShipSofa Stories Volume 3” which came out in November 2011. The book is amazing, containing fiction by Matthew Sanborn Smith, Gregory Frost, Joe Haldeman, Mercurio D. Rivera, Nicola Griffith, Peter Watts, James … Continue reading

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Drabble Day – NUMB

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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