Monthly Archives: October 2012

One rule for cyber-bullies, another for the old-fashioned kind. And Lumberjills.

People are discouraged from “cyber-bullying”. Good, it’s a foul activity. But when it comes to everyday harassment, intimidation, and provocation from a flesh and blood bully, it seems it’s virtually impossible to bring the bastard to book. If the bully … Continue reading

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What Iain thought of his Retreat

I had never been on a writer’s retreat before so did not know what to expect. But that I needed to do this  was self evident. I had not written in earnest four years at least. I loved to write … Continue reading

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Disappointment and rejection

It’s hard isn’t it? And the further you manage to get, to being taken on by an agent or publisher, the further you have to fall. I’ve been submitting my latest novel to agents recently. So far I’ve sent it … Continue reading

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What Neil thought of his retreat…

I’d had an idea knocking around for a couple of months but never seemed to build up enough steam to get very far with it. I thought getting away from it all would give me the kick-start I needed – … Continue reading

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