Monthly Archives: August 2017

Dictators in History: Benito Mussolini

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
It’s time for another one in my occasional series discussing historical dictators and comparing them to Carlos Almanzor, the fictional dictator in my novel Revolution Day (in honour of the fact that Revolution Day…

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Location. Location. Location.

Originally posted on Lizzie Koch:
And how to choose it. Writing romantic comedy is pretty straightforward when it comes to the setting. I don’t have to create a new land and all that entails for a start. I can draw…

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Treacle, and other Twisted Tales

Originally posted on The Knitted Curiosity Cabinet:
Here’s a snippet from my story ‘Maryika’s Christmas’, one of the 35 tales (some short, some long) in my short story collection, mybook.to/treacle . In the Crooked Cat sale, 28-30 August, the book is…

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My love-hate relationship with my mobile phone…

I was given my first mobile phone 20 years ago, it was this huge, ugly, blue plastic brick looking phone. But as a brick, it was impossible to break and you only needed to charge the battery about once a … Continue reading

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When Death came walking up the road

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Well, I was trying to think of something to post on my blog this week, when I happened to come across a facebook post about Emily Dickinson (by Jennifer Wilson, in the launch party…

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