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Dark Minds!

dark minds

Dark Minds… Coming Soon! I’m thrilled to say that my short story The Sydney Dahlia will be included in the first volume of the charity anthology, Dark Minds (ed. by Betsy Reavley) to be published in mid-December.Due to the amazing generosity of the authors, and the hard work of Betsy and her team at Bloodhound Books, there’ll […]

Closing a Manuscript

Yesterday, I closed another manuscript, a completed first draft that will now sit for a few weeks before re-writing and editing begins. It took me longer than expected to complete this one, partly because I was basing my expectations on Flank Street, which took weeks, not months to write, and needed little in the way […]

2015 Review

2015 – another full-on year!It’s been a busy year, both on and off the keyboard. A lot has been achieved, and as we roll into Christmas, with the house filled with the smell of cooking, and family about to arrive it’s time to take some time out to recharge.In the first few months, and before […]

Learning

lessons

Learning lessons – do you learn yours? Learning comes in many different and unexpected forms. Over the years, I’ve learned a few the easy way, and many more the hard way. Some are waiting to come at me again.noun: the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.Learning is something we do […]

F#*”!

f-bomb

If course language offends you, leave, have a great day, and call back again tomorrow.       Today, I’m talking about one of my pet dislikes. I won’t waste emotion hating something, but this just ticks me off. You’ll see it in many posts and comments, as I’m sure many of you have. What I’m referring to, is […]

Writing In The Gulf of Panama

Some days it feel as if years have passed since I have been at sea, yet in reality it has been just a few months. This morning, as I warmed up for my days work with a third coffee, I looked at the track of my last voyage to see where I was last year […]

Lessons amongst the waves

It was windy here in Odenwald yesterday. We walked through the thick pine forests in the late afternoon, protected from the wind and enduring the light rain. I was glad not to be at sea. Last year at this time I was getting ready to transit the Panama Canal. After that transit, came one of […]

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