Month: January 2014

Reading the Runes of Outline

Google Streetview takes me through a sleepy Irish village that has no idea what is about to sweep over it in my imagination… or perhaps they do. I wager that the locals love their History and know that Irish kings

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Posted in Outlining, Work In Progress

Back on LJ…

I’m back on livejournal, or more accurately will be cross posting from my wordpress blog and writing the odd more personal entry on LJ from time to time. I’ve missed the lively LJ comments threads! I hope some of you

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LiveJournal Crossposter test

Or perhaps this plug in will work!

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Test cross post

Trying out the Live+Press plug in.

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Decluttering the trash

I have a decluttering hangover. No, not rhyming slang – cleaning out our Cupboard of Lost Years allowed the Dust of Decades to burrow into my brain and set off an almighty headache. Also there’s a spiritual aftershock from spending

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Posted in Geek Parenting, Genre Tagged with:

Algorithm which can predict with 84 per cent accuracy whether a book will be a commercial success

In other news, a study of battles shows that most winning sides used swords.  My mate Harry Connolly posted a link to “an article on an algorithm which can predict with 84 per cent accuracy whether a book will be a commercial success”

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Posted in Business of Writing, Writing

Can’t believe I just wrote that…

Actually I can. I’ve done this before, three times last year, though not in so few hours. In a nutshell I sat down this morning at 0930 and started staring at my History notes, checking odd bits of biography online

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Win one of my books!

Black Gate are running a free competition to win one of my books! 

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Posted in My Books